17 October 2019:
The fourth hearing of a lawsuit against journalist and columnist Çiğdem Toker over a 2017 article she penned for Cumhuriyet daily took place on 17 October 2019 at the 13th Civil Court of First Instance of Ankara.
P24 monitored the hearing, where Toker and her lawyer were in attendance. The lawyer representing the claimant did not attend. The court therefore dismissed the case. The claimant, a mining company, sought a record TL 1.5 million in non-pecuniary damages over Toker’s article.
9 July 2019:
The third hearing in a lawsuit against journalist Çiğdem Toker, filed by the mining company Şenbay Inc., was held on 9 July 2019 at the Ankara 13th Civil Court of First Instance. The mining company is seeking a record TL 1.55 million in non-pecuniary damages over an article Toker penned for Cumhuriyet daily in October 2017.
The court accepted the request of the lawyer representing Şenbay Inc. for the official records of the tender Toker wrote about in her column to be examined and adjourned the trial until 17 October 2019.
4 April 2019:
6 December 2018:
The Ankara 1st Civil Court of First Instance on 6 December dismissed a compensation case against journalist Çiğdem Toker, filed by the agricultural company Agrobay on account of a column in which Toker wrote about Turkish companies exporting tomatoes to Russia.
Claiming that Toker’s column damaged its public image and commercial standing, Agrobay had been seeking a record TL 1.5 million in non-pecuniary damages for Toker’s column.
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