MEDIA MONITORING DATABASE
Furkan Karabay – compensation case
RELATED PERSON OR INSTITUTION
Furkan Karabay
CITY
İstanbul
YEAR OF INTERFERENCE
2024
LAST UPDATED
19/10/2023
TYPE OF STATEMENT
Political
MEDIUM
Internet
Social Media Account
THE TITLE OF WHOSE RIGHT IS INTERFERED
Journalist
RIGHTS GUARANTEED UNDER THE RIGHT OF FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION
Right to Impart Information and Ideas
TYPE OF INTERFERENCE
Third-Party Interference
Filing a Compensation Lawsuit
THE LEGAL GROUNDS FOR INTERFERENCE
Turkish Penal Code
Art. 125/1

The first hearing of the non-pecuniary damage case worth 100 thousand TL, filed against journalist Furkan Karabay on the charge of “unfair attack on personal rights” (TCK 125) with the complaint of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s former lawyer Mustafa Doğan İnal, citing his social media post, was held on October 19, 2023, in Istanbul 1 Held in the Civil Court of First Instance. Announcing its verdict, the court decided to reject the case (October 19, 2023).