In Turkey, The New Emerged Problem (Regarding Right to Defence) is Violation of Right to Choose Own Lawyer

1-hQUWCSD9EuK_nhm0_2nO2wAfter the coup attempt one of the new emerged problems (regarding right to defence) is violation of right to choose own lawyer. Law enforcement police, prosecutors and judges don’t respect defendant’s right to choose his / her own lawyer.

Victim of the most recent incident is lawyer Suat Eren. Lawyer Suat Eren who is chosen / assigned by the defendant, was forcibly thrown out from hearing by police officers due to order of the judge.

Categories: Reports, Situation in Turkey

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