Human Rights NGOs: Torture and Ill-treatment in custody have become systematic practice of Ankara Police. Report of Ankara Bar Association confirm the complaints of torture and ill-treatment.
The @ArrestedLawyers Initiative published a factsheet on Turkey’s state of emergency dismissals. It includes the latest statistics on the Inquiry Commission’s work, criteria applied for the dismissals and the definition of the connection and cohesion made by Ankara Regional Appeal Court.
As of 18 December 2019, more than 1500 lawyers have been prosecuted and 605 lawyers arrested (remanded to pretrial detention). So far, 334 lawyers have been sentenced to 2086 years in prison on the grounds of membership of an armed terrorism organization or of spreading terrorist propaganda.
The Arrested Lawyers Initiative publicó un nuevo informe titulado “Encarcelamiento de abogados turcos (2016-2019)”. El informe fue publicado con la contribución de del Observatorio Internacional de la Abogacía en Riesgo (OIAD).
On the occasion of #HumanRightsDay, The Arrested Lawyers Initiative opened online photography exhibit to raise awareness about human rights violation have been lived in Turkey.