Reminding that the ruling on Kışanak spanned back to 1992, it was stated that the convicted individual did not have a record since 1992 and therefore must be considered as having displayed goodwill. The fact that this individual is currently a deputy means that there is no way that it could be stated otherwise. Therefore there is no need for further investigation. The individual completed their sentence 17 years ago and has not since incurred a record and furthermore has served as a deputy, therefore an investigation of goodwill is irrelevant."
"STONE THROWING CHILDREN" RULING: Sebahat Tuncel's candidacy had been vetoed due to a one year, six month prison sentence in accordance to Istanbul's 7th Criminal Court and the 2911 law on Demonstrations and Marches. Tuncel's attorney applied to the 7th Criminal Court of Instance citing the 32nd item, known as the 'Stone Throwing Children Law" and how the lower limit had been brought down to six months. The court lowered the sentence to six months.
KÜRKÇÜ AND YILDIZ ARE ALSO OKAY: Both Ertuğrul Kürkçü and the BDP supported Salih Yıldız were able to receive restitution of divested rights yesterday and submitted the documents to the Higher Election Board.
SOLE REJECTION GOES TO İSA GÜRBÜZ: İsa Gürbüz, whose candidacy for Elazığ was vetoed, applied to the Karakoçan Court of First Instance for a restitution of divested rights, however the court rejected the request stating he had committed two crimes within five years' time.
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