Mucella Yapici, one of the 16 defendants acquitted over their alleged role in Turkey’s Gezi Park protests, reacts as she is surrounded by her supporters after leaving a courtroom at the Silivri prison and courthouse complex near Istanbul yesterday. Photograph: Umit Bektas/Reuters

Prosecutors on Tuesday demanded the re-arrest of Turkish businessman Osman Kavala in connection with the failed 2016 coup, hours after he was acquitte(...)

Fergus Gaughran’s DNA profile, fingerprints and photography was kept by the Police Service of Northern Ireland.

A man convicted of a drink-driving offence whose DNA profile was held indefinitely by police had his privacy rights breached, the European Court of Hu(...)

Sara Canning with her partner Lyra McKee: ‘Lyra made my politics less black and white. She was unique in Northern Ireland’

Robyn Peoples and Sharni Edwards are the first couple to enter into a same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland. To mark the occasion, those involved(...)

The High Court’s Mr Justice Max Barrett made the declaration of unconstitutionality last July. Photograph: Collins

The Supreme Court is to hear an appeal by the State over a finding of unconstitutionality concerning a law preventing recognition, for family reunific(...)

A British teenager convicted of falsely accusing a group of Israelis of gang-rape at the Famagusta district court in Cyprus on Tuesday. Photograph: Iakovos Hatzistavrou/AFP via Getty Images)

The Cypriot authorities will continue to face pressure to rectify an injustice due to the four-month suspended sentence delivered on Tuesday in the ca(...)

Protesters outside a court house in Paralimni, Cyprus, on Monday who believe the judgment is a product of a system that remains insensitive to gender and rape. Photograph: AP

Pressure is mounting on Cypriot authorities to reopen the case of a British teenager found guilty of lying about being gang raped, amid rising anger o(...)

IA British woman has been found guilty of falsely accusing 12 Israeli men of gang-raping her while she was on holiday in Cyprus. Photograph: Philippos Christou/AP Photo

A British woman has been found guilty of falsely accusing 12 Israeli men of gang-raping her while she was on holiday in Cyprus. The 19-year-old has (...)

The Birmingham Six with MP Chris Mullin (centre) outside the Old Bailey in London following their release: (from left) John Walker, Paddy Hill, Hugh Callaghan, Richard McIIkenny, Gerry Hunter and William Power. Behind them is Paul Hill of the Guildford Four. Photograph Joe St Leger

The Guildford Four and the Birmingham Six rounded on Charles Haughey for not publicly declaring their innocence or doing more to seek their release, c(...)

The Birmingham Six with MP Chris Mullin (centre) outside the Old Bailey in London following their release: (from left) John Walker, Paddy Hill, Hugh Callaghan, Richard McIIkenny, Gerry Hunter and William Power. Behind them is Paul Hill of the Guildford Four. Photograph Joe St Leger.

The British government was reluctant to release the Birmingham Six because of pressure from Tory hardliners and concerns it would cause a “scandal” in(...)

Photograph: PA Wire

The full story of Ian Bailey’s conviction in a French court and the next steps in the legal battle Monday December 23rd marks the 23rd anniversa(...)

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