Turkey: International Law Obligations Regarding Lawyer Özgür Urfa | Letter

Full PDF   December 10, 2019 Mr. Abdulhamit Gül Minister of Justice 06659 Kizilay Ankara, Turkey Tel: +90 (0312) 417 77 70 Fax: +90 (0312) 419 33 70 Email: info@adelet.gov.tr Re: International law obligations regarding lawyer Özgür Urfa Dear Mr. Gül, We write on behalf of … [Read more...]

UPR of Turkey: Erosion of Judicial Independence and Attacks on Lawyers in Turkey

Full PDF Version Erosion of Judicial Independence and Attacks on Lawyers in Turkey is a summary of facts for circulation to states during the pre-session to the Universal Periodic Review of Turkey at the 35th session in January-February 2020. The summary was prepared by the Law Society of England … [Read more...]

Turkey: International Law Obligations Regarding Lawyer Eren Keskin | Letter

Full PDF Eren Keskin, human rights lawyer Mr. Abdulhamit Gül Minister of Justice 06659 Kizilay Ankara, Turkey Tel: +90 (0312) 417 77 70 Fax: +90 (0312) 419 33 70 Email: info@adelet.gov.tr Re: International law obligations regarding lawyer Eren Keskin Dear Mr. Gül, We write … [Read more...]

Turkey: International Law Obligations to Release ÇHD Lawyers | Letter

Full PDF (ENG) Members of the Contemporary Lawyers' Association 22 October 2019 Mr. Abdulhamit Gül Minister of Justice 06659 Kizilay Ankara, Turkey Tel: +90 (0312) 417 77 70 Fax: +90 (0312) 419 33 70 Email: info@adelet.gov.tr Re: International law obligations to release … [Read more...]

Arbitrary Detention of Lawyers and Defenders in China, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and Cameroon | Oral Statement to the 42nd Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Live stream video, Chapter 56, 01:29:37 Full PDF Statement Check Against Delivery Item:                       Item 3, General Debate Date:                       13 September 2019 Organization:        Lawyers' Rights Watch Canada Speaker:                 Felix Agbor Nkongho Oral … [Read more...]

Turkey: International law obligations to release lawyer Nurullah Albayrak | Letter

Full PDF (ENG) Nurullah Albayrak, lawyer August 8, 2019 Mr. Abdulhamit Gül Minister of Justice 06659 Kizilay Ankara, Turkey Tel: +90 (0312) 417 77 70 Email: info@adelet.gov.tr Re: International law obligations to release lawyer Nurullah Albayrak Dear Mr. Gül, We write on … [Read more...]

UPR of Turkey: Joint Stakeholder Submission to the UN Human Rights Council

Full PDF Version A. Introduction The information contained in this submission is based on evidence gathered by the submitting organisations, all of which are either professional bodies representing lawyers in their respective jurisdictions or voluntary associations of lawyers (see … [Read more...]

Turkey: International Law Obligations to Release Lawyer Eren Keskin | Letter

Full PDF (ENG) Eren Keskin, human rights lawyer July 19, 2019 Mr. Abdulhamit Gül Minister of Justice 06659 Kizilay Ankara, Turkey Tel: +90 (0312) 417 77 70 Fax: +90 (0312) 419 33 70 Email: info@adelet.gov.tr Re: International law obligations to release lawyer Eren … [Read more...]

Attacks on lawyers in China, Philippines, Saudi Arabia and Turkey | Joint Oral Statement to the 41st Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Live stream video, Chapter 46, 01:25:11, Full .pdf statement Item:                   Item 3: General Debate Date:                   1 July 2019 Speaker:            Ms. Hélène Ramos dos Santos Oral Statement to the 41st Session of the UN Human Rights Council from Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada … [Read more...]

Turkey: Vacate Charges Against Dr. Fincancı and All Other Signatories to the Academics for Peace Declaration | Letter

Full PDF Version Dr. Şebnem Korur Fincancı, human rights defender Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC) and Scholars at Risk (SAR) object to the prosecution, conviction and detention of Dr. Fincanci and others for endorsing a declaration released in January 2016 (Peace Declaration) critical of … [Read more...]