The court in Istanbul dismissed the petition for divorce of 54-year-old citizen of Turkey. On Wednesday, April 5, according to Hürriyet Daily News.
The man, who worked as the Concierge explained that he wanted to divorce because he no longer loves his wife. Then the court demanded that he proved it.
“How do you imagine that? I just know I love someone or not” — protested the man, noting that it will be difficult to bring convincing evidence.
Court the applicant’s representative Ibrahim Barlas said that forcing two people to live together, the court violates human rights. According to him, he intends to seek review of this case for women who are victims of domestic violence.
“In European countries to obtain a divorce simply to make a statement. Turkish courts are forcing people to provide some evidence. A quarter of women killed in 2016, and that 65 people were killed only for the fact that he wanted to divorce,” — leads edition of the words Barlas.