The statistics highlight that Turkish public prosecutors have filed more than 392,000 charges under Article 314 of the Turkish Penal Code within the last seven-years. What is worse, between 2016 and 2019 more than 220,000 individuals have been sentenced for membership of an armed terrorist organisation.
FACTSHEETS & SUBMISSIONS
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.
We, in seven chapters, have summarized the political control over the Turkish Constitutional Court, the insecurity of the tenure of judges, the ineffectiveness of decisions to release, the ineffectiveness of the decisions of the Turkish Constitutional Court, international courts and tribunals, and political interference in the judicial process.
The @ArrestedLawyers Initiative published a factsheet titled Enforced Disappearances and Turkey. To download the factsheet as a pdf document click here.
The International Commission of Jurists and the Human Rights Joint Platform (IHOP) published the briefing paper assessing the reforms proposed by the Turkish Government in its Judicial Reform Strategy. The briefing paper assesses the proposed reforms in light of the… Read More ›