MEDIA MONITORING DATABASE
Trial of the murder of Uğur Mumcu
RELATED PERSON OR INSTITUTION
Uğur Mumcu
CITY
Ankara
YEAR OF INTERFERENCE
1993
LAST UPDATED
14/11/2019
TYPE OF STATEMENT
Political
MEDIUM
Print Media
Newspaper
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
Physical Interference

The Umut Trial including also the murder of journalists Uğur Mumcu and Ahmet Taner Kışlalı back in the 90s, has been continuing with the five defendants and the bomber, sought with red notice, Oğuz Demir, for whom the Constitutional Court requested a retrial.  The next trial of five defendants was held on November 8. The trial of Oğuz Demir, stated to be a bomber and sought with red notice, continued on October 31 (8 November).