On the occasion of #HumanRightsDay, The Arrested Lawyers Initiative opened online photography exhibit to raise awareness about human rights violation have been lived in Turkey.
Situation in Turkey
Ankara Bar Association filed a criminal complaint against prison guards who intimated and threatened two human rights lawyers
Lawyers Sercan Aran and Deniz Can Aydin who are the members of the Ankara Bar Association’s Prison Watch Commission were intimidated by Ankara Sincan Prison Administration and threatened by guards, where they went to meet with four inmates who were allegedly victims… Read More ›
For quite some time, there has been a growing resentment, amongst provincial bar association and the public in general, towards Metin Feyzioğlu who is president of the Union of Turkish Bar Associations (UTBA) because of his negligence about the… Read More ›
The right to freedom of assembly and association has been severely restricted in Turkey under increasingly authoritarian regime of president Erdogan.
Turkish bar associations are revolting against Government’s unlawful pressure on the judiciary and the legal profession as a whole. Over 50 bar associations representing 95% of all Turkish lawyers are slating the Court of Cassation over its decision to hold… Read More ›