Human Rights Violations Against Turkish Lawyers were reported to the UN Human Rights Council

Three international law associations made a submission to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers and urge the UN to enter into urgent dialogue with the Turkish government with a view to ending the persecution and prosecution of legal professionals in the country.

The report was submitted to Mr Diego García-Sayán who is the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers by the Bar Human Rights Committee of England and Wales (BHRC), the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) and the Law Society of England and Wales on Tuesday in Geneva.

The international law associations requested UN’s García-Sayán to enter into urgent dialogue with the Turkish with a view to ending the persecution and prosecution of legal professionals in the country, by saying that the already dire situation is worsening in Turkey.

 



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