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Turkey

17 November 2006

Scotsman (Edinburgh)

ISTANBUL — The Turkish grandfather of Alistair Grimason, the East Kilbride toddler killed by a stray bullet in 2003, has won a legal battle to have two trigger-happy MPs from his country's ruling party face the European Court of Human Rights. Tuncer Essizhan, a lawyer, claims that televised coverage of them firing into the air at a wedding last summer caused him emotional distress. He took his damages action to Strasbourg, and the ECHR has agreed to hear the case... (GunPolicy.org)

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