Turkish Constitutional Court received 200,000 individual applications in last six years

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The Constitutional Court received 191,371 individual applications between 2012 and June 30 of this year.

The court broke down the figures according to the number of applications made per year. In 2012, it received 1,342 individual applications, while it received a whopping 80,756 in 2016, a year marked by Turkey’s military coup attempt. In 2017, the number of individual applications fell to 40,530. And between Jan. 1 and June 30 of this year, the figure was 17,892.

Of the total number of applications between 2012 and 2018, some 60 percent of the applicants said their right to a fair trial had been breached, 13 percent said there had been a breach of their property rights as guaranteed in the constitution, and 9 percent said they had been discriminated against.

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