As of 25th September, number of lawyers under criminal prosecution raised to 1385; 538 of them have been arrested.
Detention warrant issued for 33 lawyers who are the members of Izmir Bar Association on Friday (22 September); 24 lawyers were taken into custody and police operation goes on for the remaining 9 lawyers.
With this last wave of crackdown against lawyers, number of lawyers under criminal prosecution raised to 1343; 538 of them have been arrested. Like the 524 lawyers previously arrested, the 14 most recently arrested lawyers were persecuted because they made the defense profession honestly and with full integrity; so indeed in the interrogation conducted by prosecutors, “to remind the right to keep silent, to visit the client in prison” were introduced as a crime against the 18 lawyers.
Between 11th and 17th of September, 22 lawyers were taken into custody in Ankara, Istanbul, Diyarbakir and Antalya within scope of 3 separate police operation. As of 17th September 2017, 524 lawyers have been arrested (since 15th July 2016) and 1347 lawyers are under prosecution.
As of 10 December 2017, there are 1019 (seized) companies which are being run by the SDIF. Total worth of these companies is at least $11.32 billion. …