Infringement of the freedom of expression of two lawyers found liable for criticising two judges while acting in their capacity as representatives. | Yargici elestiren ifadeler nedeniyle cezalandirilan iki avukatin ifade ozgurlugunun ihlal edildigine dair.
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According to our survey there is a steady increase in the use of anti-terrorism law on individuals by public prosecutors. These statistics highlight that Turkish public prosecutors have filed 337.722 charges under Article 314 of the Turkish Penal Code within the last six-years.
In response to a parliamentary question of Mr Sezgin Tanrikulu, the Turkish Ministry of Justice announced the number of lawyers held in prison by years. According to the Ministry of Justice the number of lawyers remanded in pretrial detention by years as following: 354, 487, 169 and 143, respectively in 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019.
Hasta la fecha, más de 1500 abogados han sido procesados y 599 han sido arrestados. 321 abogados han sido condenados a 2022 años de prisión por pertenencia a una organización terrorista armada o por difundir propaganda terrorista.