In partnership with IBAHRI, Redress and Human Rights Solidarity, The Arrested Lawyers Initiative organised a panel discussion on targeted human rights sanctions, focusing on Turkey. The panel was hosted by Baroness Kennedy of Shaws in the UK Parliament.
MEPs, lawyers, human rights activists, academics and NGOs urged INTERPOL to suspend Turkey from the use of the SLTD database.
The Ankara Appeal Court will soon hear the case of lawyers who have previously been sentenced to a total of 150 years and served part of their respective sentences. If the appeal is dismissed, they will be facing spending another 3 to 6 years in prison.
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 ›