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Selek Case a Travesty For Turkish Judiciary

Cengiz Candar describes the case and conviction of Pinar Selek as a low point for the Turkish judicial system.  
A Turkish riot police stands guard at the entrance of a courthouse in Istanbul February 25, 2010. Turkey's political and military leaders meet on Thursday as a storm gathers over a coup plot investigation against the armed forces which is threatening stability and investor confidence in the EU-candidate country. The most senior detainees, retired Air Force Commander Ibrahim Firtina and ex-navy chief Ozden Ornek, are brought to the court for questioning on Thursday.    REUTERS/Murad Sezer (TURKEY - Tags: POL
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The Dreyfus case, which went down in  history as one of the most notorious examples of judicial miscarriage, may seem like a joke compared to the judicial scandal that has rocked Turkey.

The story of the trial, known as the Pınar Selek case, easily dwarfs the Dreyfus case in comparison.

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