In his censored speech, Turkey’s top lawyer: the most important issue is to ensure the independence and impartiality of the judiciary.
Situation in Turkey
Lawyers in Ankara have been subjected to illegal surveillance through the use of bugs and spyware
After having conducted a digital examination that triggered a physical search, the Turkish lawyer and digital forensics expert, Dr. Levent Mazılıguney, found traces of spyware in the business computers of ten lawyers, and also located bugs at four law offices… Read More ›
New Report: ‘The Crackdown’ against lawyers in Turkey
The Arrested Lawyers Initiative published published its new report on the systematic attacks against the legal profession in Turkey.
The report reveals 474 lawyers have been sentenced to a total of 2,966 years in prison.
TALI/TUHRAP makes its first submission to UK Foreign Office
Turkey Human Rights Accountability Projects makes its first submission to UK Foreign Office to have notable abusers of human rights in Turkey placed on the United Kingdom’s sanction list.
Turkish Government is following ‘divide and conquer strategy’ over Bar Associations
Updates July 6, 2020 – The Bill was passed by the Justice Commission of the Parliament and referred to the General Assembly for final deliberation and voting. What does the Bill bring? Draft law reduces leading bar associations’ authority, leads… Read More ›
Turkish Government posed to intervene into elections of Bar Associations
Turkish Government posed to intervene into elections of Bar Associations. The Government’s purpose is to diminish the influence of the Bar Associations of Turkey’s large cities, which are sensitive about the rule of law, the independence of the judiciary, women’s rights and human rights violations. Bar Associations, such as Ankara, Diyarbakir, Sanliurfa, Antalya and Izmir, are also very sensitive to torture and enforced disappearance complaints, and have published several reports documenting such incidents, which has disturbed the Government.