AKP Chairman Erdoğan filed a lawsuit for moral compensation of 250,000 liras against CHP Group Vice Chairman Özgür Özel for his statements. Giving statements at the airport before heading to Saudi Arabia, Erdogan said: “Our lawyers are filing their cases. It means he hasn’t learned any lessons,” targeting Özel on his surname.
Erdoğan filed a lawsuit against CHP Group Vice Chairman Özgür Özel over his remarks in the statement he made after the decision in the Gezi Park case.
Erdoğan’s lawyer, Hüseyin Aydın, announced that a lawsuit had been filed against CHP Group Vice-Chairman Özgür Özel in the amount of TL 250,000 for non-pecuniary damage.
The response of the Special on the subject was not long in coming. Private, regarding the compensation lawsuit brought against him by AKP President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, “To be condemned in the face of history is an extremely political critique. I advise Recep Tayyip Erdogan to stop seeing any criticism as an insult and to increase his tolerance for criticism. I’m sorry to say today’s news is not about this lawsuit he filed against me. Today’s news is that the 250,000 TL compensation case, which he opened on the grounds that I called him ‘corruption of a dictator’, has been dismissed. In this decision, the court ruled that the limits of freedom of expression were not exceeded and that Erdoğan should tolerate ideas and opinions. used the expression.
In a written statement regarding AKP Chairman Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s statements and the 250,000 TL compensation lawsuit he filed against him through his lawyer, Özel said: “Tayyip Erdoğan has used certain phrases about my last name in his statement yesterday. I would like to remind once again that the disrespect shown to Tayyip Erdoğan throughout his political life, which I despise the most, is the racist analysis which refers to ethnicity, religion and sect through my last name. Unfortunately, it is understood that he also attempted this disgraceful situation. Dealing with my last name is helplessness, burnout and dangerous. I leave the reference to my surname to the discretion of his lawyer Ahmet Özel and the Isparta and Hatay deputies and their families in his party with the special surname. It’s hopeless to mock the surname and say nothing about the essence of the problem,” he said.
“IT IS OBJECTIVE THAT THERE IS NOBODY QUALIFIED TO TEACH US”
“Tayyip Erdogan says nothing about the substance of the problem. It is as if Osman Kavala, when he was acquitted from the Gezi trial, spoke as if he had never been involved in the process of keeping him in jail for espionage instead of releasing him. We still remember the decisions that shocked the public conscience in the trials of our young people who lost their lives in Gezi. On the other hand, the unfair decision taken on Monday is also evident. Leaders of the Justice and Development Party came to power; He points out at every opportunity that they came in fighting grievances and guardianship. Unfortunately, the ruling party is now creating other grievances by relying on its own power and influence over the justice system. It is clear that there is no one in front of us who can teach us a lesson.
“EXTREMELY POLITICAL CRITICISM”
Moreover, to be condemned in the face of history is an extremely political critique. When Tayyip Erdoğan realizes that he is going to lose at the polls, he becomes irritable. I advise Recep Tayyip Erdogan to stop seeing any criticism as an insult and to increase his tolerance for criticism. Erdogan was condemned before the story for his support for FETOists, then he came out and said, “I was cheated”. I say Tayyip Erdoğan will be convicted before history in the Gezi trial and held accountable. Tayyip Erdoğan always does this by using the public power at his disposal and his influence on the media. He uses first his trolls, then his press influence, then his staff, to criminalize any justified criticism directed at him and demonize any statement that does not contain insults, and he makes the final statement himself. He tries to make the public feel like he’s won every case he loudly criminalizes in order to silence us. I’m sorry to say today’s news is not about this lawsuit he filed against me. Today’s news is that the 250,000 TL compensation case, which he opened on the grounds that I called him ‘corruption of a dictator’, has been dismissed. In this decision, the court ruled that the limits of freedom of expression were not exceeded and that Erdoğan should tolerate ideas and opinions.
Özgür Özel, vice-president of the Republican People’s Party group, made a statement after the Gezi affair, where scandalous decisions were taken, “The cowardly masters of this palace regime will tremble. We will certainly hold accountable those who hatched this plot and those who gave the order for a retrial of the acquitted Gezi. We will certainly hold account of all those who persecuted Soma, Gezi and AKP, one by one.” used his words.