Lawyers Engin Cinmen, Figen Albuga Çalıkuşu, Ferat Çağıl and Melike Polat who represent jailed journalists Mehmet Altan and Sahin Alpay issued a statement regarding non-implementation of the Turkish Constitutional Court’s decisions order release of their clients. In the statement, the lawyers… Read More ›
Istanbul’s 26th and 13th High Criminal Courts have refused to comply with the order of Turkey’s Constitutional Court for the release of jailed veteran journalists Şahin Alpay and Mehmet Altan on Thursday evening, according to a report by Turkish media.
Athens and Paris Bar Associations denounce the ongoing persecution against Turkish lawyers
Two lawyers were arrested in Istanbul.
3 lawyers are still under police custody.
32 lawyers were indicted in the province of Usak.
As of 26 December, 570 lawyers have been arrested and 1486 lawyers are under prosecution.
December, 1-17 |TURKEY
13 lawyers were taken into custody and 3 lawyers were arrested. Two lawyers were sentenced to 6 and 7 seven years.