The Arrested Lawyers Initiative published a new report entitled “Incarceration of Turkish Lawyers | En Masse Arrests and Convictions (2016-2018).” According to the report, 1539 Turkish lawyers have been prosecuted and 580 lawyers have been arrested since 2016 July. And so far, 103 Turkish lawyers have been sentenced to long imprisonment by the first instance courts under article 314 of the Turkish Penal Code.
The Arrested Lawyers Initiative published a new report entitled Extradition to Turkey: One-way Ticket to Torture and Unfair Trial. In the report that covers the situation in Turkey regarding the risks to be subjected torture and ill-treatment and to be… Read More ›
The Arrested Lawyers Initiative published a new report entitled “The Rights to Defense & Fair Trial Under Turkey’s Emergency Rule.”
The Arrested Lawyers Initiative published a new report about the famous encrypted i-message application called ByLock and how it is being used to arrest critics by Erdogan Regime.
The Arrested Lawyers Initiative published a new report about the famous encrypted i-message application called ByLock
The Arrested Lawyers Initiative published a report as to the relentless crackdown against Turkish lawyers and the right to defence in Turkey
The unprecedented mass arrest campaign which started immediately after the 2016’s failed coup attempt continue. According to the last figures given by Suleyman Soylu, Internal Affairs Minister, only in 2017, 48.305 people have been arrested and as of 5 January… Read More ›
The right to freedom of assembly and association has been severely restricted in Turkey under increasingly authoritarian regime of president Erdogan.
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. …
“A fundamental right afforded even to a manslayer, is not afforded to those of us who were dismissed with a decree. Then I’m no longer human.”
In Turkey, The New Emerged Problem (Regarding Right to Defence) is Violation of Right to Choose Own Lawyer
After the coup attempt one of the new emerged problems (regarding right to defence) is violation of right to choose own lawyer. Law enforcement police, prosecutors and judges don’t respect defendant’s right to choose his / her own lawyer. Victim… Read More ›