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Persecution of Turkish Lawyers | November 2018| 15 Lawyers were sentenced

In the November, 15 Turkish lawyers have been convicted of terrorism related charges. According to data compiled by our initiative monitoring action in daily basis, 593 lawyers have been arrested since the July of 2016, moreover, 208 of those lawyers have been sentenced to long imprisonment, ranging from 2 to 14 years, with the charge of being member of an armed terrorist organisation.