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Video: Persecution of Turkish Lawyers

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Since July of 2016, 182 lawyers have been #sentenced.
34 #CSO of lawyers #dissolved

Situation In Turkey

Erdogan gets infinite authority over the national and provincial bar associations

Erdogan, under the so-called Turkish-type Presidential Regime, has infinite authority over the civil society as well as all branches of the state. Turkey’s new constitution let Erdogan to issue… 473 more words

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21 Lawyers were sentenced in Istanbul

Turkish government’s crackdown against lawyers continues relentlessly. Profession of lawyer which was one of the very first victims of post-coup attempt purge has been suffering from relentless attack by executive-controlled Turkish judiciary.  536 more words

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Report: 'Defence for Defenders'

The Open Dialog Foundation (ODF) of which statutory goal is to provide protection for human rights, democracy, and the rule of law published a report that examines cases of harassment and attacks on lawyers and attorneys in countries such as… 1,382 more words

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Six Bar Associations and human rights groups reported persecution of Turkish lawyers at UN Human Rights Council

The International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute, the Law Society of England and Wales, the Bar Human Rights Committee, the Union Internationale des Avocats, Lawyers for Lawyers, and Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada made a joint oral statement regarding persecution of Turkish lawyers at United Nations 38th Human Rights Council after Diego García-Sayán presented -UN Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers- his annual report. 420 more words

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Erdogan Regime grasps control of the recruitment mechanism for the profession of law with the cooperation of Metin Feyzioglu.

On the one hand, Erdogan Regime introduces many restrictions on the right to defence and the rights and authorities of the lawyers, on the other hand, grasps control of the recruitment mechanism for the profession of law with the cooperation of Metin Feyzioglu who is the president of the Union of Turkish Bar Association. 827 more words

Situation In Turkey