A controversial proposal to strip MPs of immunity worries Kurdish opposition party HDP. The vast majority of its parliamentary members would face trial, as they are accused of sympathizing with the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party
Jordan opposes calls from Berlin to grant immunity to German troops during their upcoming deployment, according to Der Spiegel magazine. The Gulf kingdom incorporates elements of Sharia law into its judiciary.
Nineteen people, including 15 Turkish guards, have been indicted in a US court for attacking protesters in Washington earlier this year. Turkey has argued that the guards have diplomatic immunity.
The latest trial against pro-Kurdish HDP politician Figen Yuksekdag has begun in Turkey. She's already been convicted on several counts amid Turkey's post-coup crackdown. One of her 1,200 lawyers calls the case a farce.
One year on, Turkey’s crackdown on suspected coup plotters shows no signs of ending - and has now reached human rights workers. Diego Cupolo reports from Ankara.
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