Hours after he was acquitted by a court and ordered free from more than two years in jail, a high-profile Turkish philanthropist was re-arrested

Hours after he was acquitted by a court and ordered free from more than two years in jail, a high-profile Turkish philanthropist was re-arrested on separate charges in a case that has raised questions about the rule of law in Turkey.  A surprise court decision Tuesday to order Osman Kavala, 63, and eight other defendants freed on charges of undermining Turkey’s national security by taking part in the 2013 Gezi park anti-government protests prompted applause in the courtroom. Violinist Amanda, 30, had a half-sleeve mandala-style design inked on her left arm – from the top of her shoulder down to … Continue reading Hours after he was acquitted by a court and ordered free from more than two years in jail, a high-profile Turkish philanthropist was re-arrested