Erzincan 2nd High Penal Court (which is speacially authorized to adjudge terror linked cases) sentenced lawyers Cemalettin Ozer and Talip Nayir who are (respectively) former president of Erzincan Bar Association and former board member of association 8 years 9… Read More ›
Situation in Turkey
Eskisehir 2nd High Penal Court (which is speacially authorized to adjudge terror linked cases) sentenced 11 lawyers to range 4 to 12 years imprisonment. 13 lawyers who were taken into custody in 30th August 2016 and 8 of them have… Read More ›
Lawyer Tugay Bek was taken into custody in 12th of December 2016 in Adana, he faced ill-treatment during police custody and sued the police officers after he was released. With in the scope of investigation footage of ill-treatment was included… Read More ›
14 Presidents or Former Presidents of Provincial Bar Associations were detained or arrested in Turkey.
There has been a relentless campaign of arrests which has targeted fellow lawyers across the country. In 77 of Turkey’s 81 provinces, lawyers have been detained and arrested on trumped-up charges as part of criminal investigations orchestrated by the political… Read More ›
The former chair of Cumhuriyet Foundation, lawyer Akin Atalay and lawyers Mustafa Kemal Gungor and Bulent Utku who are the board members of the Foundation are on trial for first hearing with other arrestee 9 journalists in Istanbul 27th High… Read More ›