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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

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Report: Ever-Changing Evidence; ByLock

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The Arrested Lawyers Initiative published a new report about the famous encrypted i-message application called ByLock and how it is being used to arrest critics by Erdogan Regime. 392 more words

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Report: The Right to Defence Under Turkey's State of Emergency Rule

The Arrested Lawyers initiative published a report as to the relentless crackdown against Turkish lawyers and the right to defence in Turkey. To read and download to report click… 398 more words

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Ever-Changing Evidence: BYLOCK

The unprecedented mass arrest campaign which started immediately after the 2016’s failed coup attempt continue. According to the last figures given by Suleyman Soylu, Internal Affairs Minister, only in 2017, 48.305 people have been arrested and as of 5 January 2018 twice as many people had been taken into custody. 2,596 more words

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