Two lawyers were sentenced to 12 years imprisonment in Adana and Izmir

LAWYER KARA & HIS WIFE WERE SENTENCED IN THE PROVINCE OF ADANA

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Adana 11th High Penal Court sentenced lawyer Ismail Kara  who has been under arrest for 15 months to 12 years imprisonment. The court also sentenced his wife LK to 7,5 years imprisonment and decided to arrest her. 

So far, six lawyers were sentenced range to 6 and 12 years imprisonment by #Adana 11th High Penal Court.

 

LAWYER  FETI ÜN WAS SENTENCED TO 12 YEARS IN THE PROVINCE OF IZMIR

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Lawyer Fethi Ün, 70, who has represented the Erdogan’s greatest enemy Fethullah Gulen for four years (1990-1994), was sentenced 12 years prison sentence with the charge to be the member of the armed terrorist organization.

 

 

 

There has been a relentless campaign of arrests which has targeted fellow lawyers across the country. In 77 of Turkey’s 81 provinces, lawyers have been detained and arrested on trumped-up charges as part of criminal investigations orchestrated by the political authorities and conducted by provincial public prosecutors. As of today, 562 lawyers have been arrested and 1438 lawyers are under prosecution, 67 lawyers were sentenced to long imprisonment.  Some of the arrested lawyers were subjected torture and ill-treatment.

14 of detained or arrested lawyers are the presidents or former presidents of provincial bars associations.

So far,  67 lawyers were sentenced to long imprisonment:

All persecuted lawyers are being charged with terror-linked offenses such as to be the member of the armed terrorist organisation or to run an armed terrorist organisation. Under the Turkish Penal Code, these two offences require 7,5 to 22,5 years imprisonment.



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