The 10-year-long trial of twenty-two lawyers of the Progressive Lawyers Association (ÇHD) ended with an unjust and cruel decisions as all lawyers have been sentenced to prison time.
Former President of Supreme Court of Appeal: Turkey is an eastern country in terms of law, a failed country
The Kavala verdict of the European Court of Human Rights foreshadows the possibility of severe sanctions against Turkey. Kronos Haber talked to former First President of the Court of Cassation Prof. Dr. Sami Selçuk about the Kavala verdict and other issues on the agenda, we translated it into English.
#HRC50 – UN Human Rights Council resolution calls upon states to ensure the independence and security of lawyers and judges
On the 50th session (13 June–8 July 2022) of the Human Rights Council a resolution titled “Independence and impartiality of the judiciary, jurors and assessors, and the independence of lawyers: participation of women in the administration of justice” was adopted.
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 ›
New Report: ‘The Crackdown’ against lawyers in Turkey
The Arrested Lawyers Initiative published published its new report on the systematic attacks against the legal profession in Turkey.
The report reveals 474 lawyers have been sentenced to a total of 2,966 years in prison.
New Report: Legal and Technical Issues Around Turkey’s Malicious Bylock Prosecutions
The Arrested Lawyers Initiative published a new report titled ‘Legal and Technical Issues Around Turkey’s Malicious Bylock Prosecutions‘ on criminalization of the usage of Bylock app that victimized more than 90,000 individuals. “Bylock data is not lawful and admissible evidence… Read More ›