New York based human rights organisation Human Rights Watch said today “Turkish authorities should urgently investigate the abduction and possible enforced disappearance of at least four men in Ankara since March 2017″ in a letter to Turkish Justice Minister Abdulhamit Gul. Letter addressed… Read More ›
Torture and Impunity
Since 15th July 2016, there has been a relentless campaign of arrests targeting fellow lawyers across the country. In 77 of Turkey’s 81 provinces, lawyers have been detained and arrested on trumped-up charges as part of criminal investigations orchestrated by… Read More ›
According to report called “Turkey’s Descent Into Arbitrariness The End Of Rule Of Law” by Stockholm Center for Freedom (SCF) Turkish lawyers are powerless to stop torture. The section of the report titled “Lawyers Powerless to Stop Torture” is as follows:… Read More ›
Lawyer Tugay Bek was taken into custody in 12th of December 2016 in Adana, he faced ill-treatment during police custody and sued the police officers after he was released. With in the scope of investigation footage of ill-treatment was included… Read More ›
Lawyer Gokmen Yesil was wounded due to brutal assault of police. Police used plastic bullet in courthouse.
Police brutally assaulted and detained 10 lawyers during peaceful meeting in Istanbul Courthouse. 4 lawyers hospitalized because of ill-treatment of police. One of the victim lawyers is Gokmen Yesil who is wounded from his face. There has been… Read More ›
Police brutally assaulted and detained 10 lawyers during peaceful meeting in Istanbul Courthouse. 4 lawyers hospitalized because of ill-treatment of police. There has been a relentless campaign of arrests which has targeted fellow lawyers across the country. In 77 of Turkey’s… Read More ›