MEDIA MONITORING DATABASE
Lawsuit for damages against grant holder of Medya Koridoru website Canan Kaya
RELATED PERSON OR INSTITUTION
Canan Kaya
CITY
İstanbul
YEAR OF INTERFERENCE
2020
LAST UPDATED
12/11/2020
TYPE OF STATEMENT
Political
MEDIUM
Internet
Internet News Portal
THE TITLE OF WHOSE RIGHT IS INTERFERED
The Owner (Person) of the Media Outlet
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 Civil Code
Art. 25

Demirören Medya company filed a lawsuit for damages against five representatives from the Medya Koridoru (Media Corridor) website, including its Grant Holder and Editor-in-Chief Canan Kaya, over a news report entitled, “Big scandal in Demirören Medya! Woman employee was forced to resign because she passed through the management floor with her shoes on.”

The first hearing of the case was held at the Bakırköy 6th Civil Court of First Instance in İstanbul on November 12, 2020. The court concluded that the preliminary examination of the case file had been finalized and ruled that the inquiry phase of the trial should begin. Giving two-week time to the parties to inform the court about the witnesses they want to be heard as part of the trial, the court board has ruled that the next hearing shall be held on February 2, 2021 (November 12).