2 lawyers were sentenced to 6 and 9 years imprisonment.
8 lawyers were taken into custody.
Detention warrant was issued for 8 lawyers by Mersin Prosecutorial Office yesterday. Lawyers Ali Bozan, Sebahat Genc, Bedri Kuran, Mehmet Altuntaş, Rıza Oğuz, Özgür Çağlar, Erhan Çiftçiler, Emrullah Şam and Onur Kale who are the members of Mersin and Van Bar Association are the subjects of detention warrant. Thus, number of lawyers subjected criminal prosecution since 15th July 2016 raised to 1398.
Between 25th September and 1st October, 11 lawyers were arrested in Turkey. Worse than that is; 12 lawyers were sentenced to ranging from 3 to 9 years imprisonment with charge on being member of armed terrorist organisation.
10 LAWYERS WERE ARRESTED IN IZMIR and ISPARTA.
As of 27th September 2017, 549 lawyers have been arrested (since 15th July 2016) and 1390 lawyers are under prosecution. Some of the arrested lawyers were subjected torture and ill-treatment.
As of 25th September, number of lawyers under criminal prosecution raised to 1385; 538 of them have been arrested.