The @ArrestedLawyers Initiative published a factsheet titled Enforced Disappearances and Turkey. To download the factsheet as a pdf document click here.
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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 ›
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 ›
We are sharing the WGAD’s opinions adopted regarding Turkey’s detention practices under the Emergency Regime
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.