According to a report published by the Center for Lawyers’ Rights of Diyarbakir Bar Association, the lawyers registered with Diyarbakir Bar Association are under systematic judicial harassment. The report reveals that there are seventy-eight ongoing investigations and prosecutions against at least… Read More ›
Unjust / Wrongful Convictions
The Arrested Lawyers Initiative, International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute, the Italian Federation for Human Rights, Italian National Bar Association and Justice Abroad arranged a conference bringing together international experts, human rights defenders, lawyers, and practitioners to discuss the impact… Read More ›
Turkey was reviewed by UPR WG 35, in January 2020. It received 321 recommendations and it supported 216 recommendations at the adoption of its UPR outcome at HumanRights Council 45, in September 2020. Supported recommendations related to: Legal and general framework of implementation, universal and cross-cutting… Read More ›
The Arrested Lawyers Initiative published the fifth edition of its report named ‘Mass Prosecution of Lawyers in Turkey‘.
Turkish Ministry of Justice has green-lighted the prosecution of the executives of Ankara and Istanbul bar associations
Turkish Ministry of Justice has green-lighted the prosecution of the presidents of Istanbul and Ankara bar associations as well as their board members.