Istanbul Regional Appeal Court has upheld the Istanbul 37th Heavy Penal Court’s judgment dated 20 March 2019 which condemned eighteen lawyers to a 159-year prison term in total. The lawyers who were sentenced to more than 5 years still have… Read More ›
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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 ›
According to our survey there is a steady increase in the use of anti-terrorism law on individuals by public prosecutors. These statistics highlight that Turkish public prosecutors have filed 337.722 charges under Article 314 of the Turkish Penal Code within the last six-years.
Turkish journalist Cevheri Guven reports that the most crucial evidence that might lead to the discovery of the perpetrator of the assassination of Tahir Elci was removed from the investigation file and spoliated in the Turkish Institution of Forensic Medicine. According to a bombshell news story published in Boldmedya spoliation of the evidence was carried out at the order of the President of the Institution of Forensic Medicine.
Hasta la fecha, más de 1500 abogados han sido procesados y 599 han sido arrestados. 321 abogados han sido condenados a 2022 años de prisión por pertenencia a una organización terrorista armada o por difundir propaganda terrorista.