Dismissed and arrested justice Hamza Yaman, member of Court of Cassation, was sentenced to 11 years in prison over the pretext of terrorism charges on 18 February 2019. Furthermore, court ruled for continuation of his detention. He has been kept in solitary confinement cell in prison since July 2016.

Upon his lawyer’s application, UN WGAD (The Working Group on Arbitrary Detention) decided that member of Court of Cassation, justice Hamza Yaman’s ongoing incarceration is arbitrary and unlawful on 28 November 2018.