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 ›
Situation in Turkey
522 lawyers have been arrested since 15th July 2016
As of today, 555 lawyers have been arrested and 1415 lawyers are under prosecution, 62 lawyers were sentenced to long imprisonment. Some of the arrested lawyers were subjected torture and ill-treatment.