EP rapporteur on Turkiye visits philanthropist Kavala in prison


ISTANBUL: The European Parliament’s Turkiye rapporteur Nacho Sanchez Amor visited Osman Kavala in prison, the first such visit by a member of the European Parliament with the jailed Turkish philanthropist, according to a press release on Wednesday.
Kavala, 65, was sentenced to life in prison without parole in April 2022, while seven others in the case received 18 years based on claims they organized and financed nationwide protests in 2013.
Sanchez thanked Turkish ministry of justice and foreign affairs on social messaging platform X.

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