Statement from Erdoğan’s Kılıçdaroğlu lawyer’s Million Lawsuit: “We are using our legal rights”

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s lawyer, Hüseyin Aydın, issued a statement on Erdoğan’s one million lira moral reparations lawsuit against CHP Chairman Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu on the grounds that he “violated his personal rights”.

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s lawyer, Hüseyin Aydın, told Anadolu Agency (AA) that CHP leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has been using expressions targeting Erdoğan’s personal rights for some time.

Considering these explanations, Aydın, who asserts that there is a strong possibility that Kılıçdaroğlu will use similar expressions in the next period, stated, in Article 24 of the Civil Code. “The right to go to court for people whose personal rights have been violated in order to prevent this possibility in the future” He said he was famous.

Aydın continued his remarks as follows:

“We also have autonomy in the exercise of a right recognized by law. We have made such a request, given the nature of the incident and the nature of this systematic attack. We believe that this decision of acceptance made by the court is also correct. In our opinion, in this case, both article 24 of the Civil Code “We are of the opinion that the conditions of the article and the conditions relating to the extent of the Code of civil procedure are fulfilled. In fact, the court assessed it in this way and issued an injunction order to warn the defendant Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu. We care about this decision and find it very correct from a legal point of view.

Stating that this is the first time they have sought an interim injunction in the context of moral compensation and human rights violations, Aydın said, “There is no privilege given to our president in Whatever the procedure, it is followed in these cases as well,” he said.


Aydin said:

“It is not possible to say that there has been an improvement to the point of being dragged into the law in general. people, and the trend of attacking human rights continues. It is both political and political. This is both unfortunate in terms of law. If the court has found an action to be unwarranted and of the nature of a human rights violation, any law-abiding person must abide by it and not continue those expressions and behaviors after the Justice decision. Respect for the law requires it, but there is an optimistic attitude in this regard. It is impossible to say that this is the case. It’s almost as if our president’s personal rights are ignored. Our president’s pattern of not respecting our president’s personal rights, even at a minimum level, continues increasingly in some sections.

Stating that President Erdogan uses the legal rights available to him like any other citizen, Aydın said: “The fact that he uses these legal rights cannot be interpreted as a lack of respect for freedom of thought and expression or as a removal from politics. Because all political party leaders in Turkey, when it comes to human rights abuses. They are also using their legal rights, suing for moral damages and filing a criminal complaint,” he said.


Stating that President Erdoğan did not attack anyone’s personal rights when expressing his thoughts, Aydın said: “Although he is a president whose personal rights have been systematically violated, he is the leader of a political party, always respecting the law and respecting personal rights.”We want this attitude of our president to be an example for everyone,” he said.

Stating that there were 41 lawsuits filed by President Erdoğan against Kılıçdaroğlu before July 15, 2016, which were finalized, Aydın said that after July 15, Erdoğan dropped 27 of those lawsuits to ensure a climate reconciliation in politics, including 8 in favor of President Erdoğan, who recalled that 6 cases had been dismissed.

Aydın said that Kılıçdaroğlu opened 8 finalized lawsuits against President Erdoğan, 3 of which he dropped after July 15, and 5 of them that Erdoğan was right.

Considering the finalized cases, Aydın said that President Erdoğan was right in most of the cases which were concluded by entering into the merits of the case, except for the cases which resulted in a waiver, and drew the Attention to the fact that in the cases that Kılıçdaroğlu brought against Erdoğan, no case was won by seizing the merits.

“President Erdogan was right in most of them”

Recalling that they filed moral damages lawsuits against Kılıçdaroğlu and many politicians, especially after the easing of the political climate returned to the past some time after July 15, 2016, Aydın noted that among the 17 lawsuits brought against Kılıçdaroğlu after 2017, there are no cases that were finalized after the Supreme Court phase.

Stating that some of these cases are in the local court, some are in the appeal stage and some are in the Supreme Court, Aydın said that 4 of these 17 cases are yet to be decided by the local court, 4 of them were partially accepted and moral compensation was awarded against Kılıçdaroğlu, and one of them was rejected. He said that on the 7th, the decisions issued by the local court in favor of President Erdoğan were upheld by the regional appeal court, while the decision to accept moral compensation was overturned by the regional court of ‘call.


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