Council of Europe the Committee of Ministers, West Thrace Those who do not implement the decisions of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) regarding the Bekir Usta cases group related to associations belonging to the Turkish society. GreeceThe decision to send a warning letter to , was welcomed in Western Thrace.
In the statement made by the Xanthi Turkish Union (ITB), the importance of the decision to send a warning letter to the Greek authorities by the Council of Europe was emphasized, and the implementation of the ECHR decisions regarding Western Thrace Turkish minority associations was requested.
In the statement, “As the Xanthi Turkish Union, which has continued the struggle for rights and made efforts to end the victimization it has been subjected to for years, the Turkish Union of Xanthi, taking into account the last decision of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe from Greece, to comply with international law and fully and fully implement the decisions of the ECtHR. We demand that Turkey take concrete steps to restore its legal status and legal personality.” expressions were used.
It was noted that Greece’s insistence on not implementing the ECtHR decisions will continue to pose a major obstacle to the establishment of a sense of trust between the Western Thrace Turkish Minority and the Greek state.
The fact that Greece has not implemented the verdicts in which the Western Thrace Turkish minority has been convicted in the cases applied to the European Court of Human Rights for more than 15 years has caused the minority representatives to react.
Greece had closed some associations founded by the Turkish minority in Western Thrace by not allowing their activities, claiming that they were founded to defend the view that Turks are an ethnic minority. The ECHR, on the other hand, ruled that Greece violated Article 11 of the European Convention on Human Rights on freedom of assembly and association.
Council of Europe Committee of Ministers 6-8 December‘per StrasbourgXanthi Turkish Union together with the Rhodope Province Turkish Women Cultural Association at the meeting held in Meric It was stated that the freedom of association of the Minority Youth Association was violated by Greece, and that the decisions of the ECtHR were not implemented even after 15 years.
The committee decided to send a warning letter to the Greek authorities regarding the issue.
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