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.
Former president of the Diyarbakir Bar Association Ahmet Özmen and the members of the board Mahsum Bati, Nuşin Uysal Ekinci, Cihan Ülsen, Sertaç Buluttekin, Muhammet Neşet Girasun, Serhat Eren, İmran Gökdere, Velat Alan, Ahmet Dağ and Nahit Eren will be tried as per Article 301 of the Turkish Penal Code.