Lawyer Mehmet Ali Uçar, who is visually impaired and has haemophilia and is imprisoned in Izmir Menemen R Type Prison, is not released despite having four reports from the Turkish Forensic Medicine Institution stating that he cannot stay in prison.
In his censored speech, Turkey’s top lawyer: the most important issue is to ensure the independence and impartiality of the judiciary
In his censored speech, Turkey’s top lawyer: the most important issue is to ensure the independence and impartiality of the judiciary.
Fethi Un, Murat Korkmaz and Metin Yucel were nothing but lawyers. They were unlawfully identified with their clients and targeted. They were arrested and whilst in detention treated -in late Fethi Un’s own words- “worse than an animal” and their lives were stolen. Let us hope that no other prisoner shares the same fate.
[Blogpost] Online platforms cave in to the Turkish government’s greed for data: Mass collection of cellular data risks the freedom of citizens
Dr Yasir Gokce wrote about a software called ATAC that is being used by Turkish police to vacuum en masse of personal data of individuals, as well as its consequences on data subjects.
Report: Protection of lawyers against undue interference in the free and independent exercise of the legal profession
The UN Special Rapporteur presented his report on the Protection of lawyers against undue interference in the free and independent exercise of the legal profession to the 50th Human Rights Council that is to be held in Geneva between 13… Read More ›
Ankara Bar Association filed a criminal complaint against prison guards who intimated and threatened two human rights lawyers
Lawyers Sercan Aran and Deniz Can Aydin who are the members of the Ankara Bar Association’s Prison Watch Commission were intimidated by Ankara Sincan Prison Administration and threatened by guards, where they went to meet with four inmates who were allegedly victims… Read More ›