Amnesty International published a report on the recent mass-arrests (11 September 2020) of lawyers in Ankara. Amnesty concluded that lawyers were detained solely for exercising the legal profession and therefore should be immediately and unconditionally released.
Unjust / Wrongful Convictions
Rapporteurs from the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) have expressed their concern over the situation of lawyers in Turkey after a series of worrying developments.
Within the scope of our new project we are publishing interviews with prominent European lawyers, judges, academics and executives of associations of lawyers or judges. Our sixth interview is with Ms Edith Zeller president of Association European Administrative of Judges (AEAJ).
In a quest for a fair trial, Adv. Ebru Timtik has passed away on the 238th day of her death fast in detention ward of Istanbul Sadi Konuk Training and Research Hospital. Imprisoned lawyers Ebru Timtik and Aytaç Ünsal from… Read More ›
The Arrested Lawyers Initiative published the update of its report named ‘Mass Prosecution of Lawyers in Turkey‘ of which previous version was published together with the Italian National Bar Council (Il Consiglio Nazionale Forense) in English and Italian on the occasion of Lawyers’… Read More ›