Together with 25 organisations, the Arrested Lawyers Initiative has called on the Iran authorities to release lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh and withdraw all charges against her, vacate any convictions and sentences imposed on her, and put an end to all acts of harassment against her.
Launch of Turkey Human Rights Accountability Project aimed at Sanctioning Human Rights Abusers in Turkey Using the United Kingdom’s Global Human Rights Sanctions Regulations
22 NGOs and Bar Associations across the World condemned the ongoing mass-arrest campaigns against Turkish lawyers.
We have initiated a new project in which we will publish a series of brief interviews with prominent European lawyers, academics and executives of judges’ associations. Our first interview is with Adv. Francesco Caia, who is the Coordinator for Human Rights and International Relations of the Italian National Bar Association (CNF) and Vice-President of the International Observatory for Endangered Lawyers.
In response to our call for action, twelve organisations sent a letter to the Ministry of Justice of Turkey, General Director of Prisons and Detention Houses, Chief Judge of the Court of Cassation’s 16th Chamber with respect to lawyer Turan Canpolat has… Read More ›
The collapse of judicial independence and the breakdown of the rule of law have taken many forms in Turkey over the course of the past several years. The political subjugation of the judiciary and the post-coup crackdown on the members… Read More ›