Turkey: Joint brief to the Human Rights Committee, 106th Session, on pre-trial release rights in Turkey

This report, presently jointly by LRWC and the Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders (FIDH-OMCT), to the United Nations Committee Against Torture examines the failure of the Republic of Turkey (Turkey) to comply with its obligations under Articles 9 and 14 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) to protect and ensure the right to pre-trial release and the presumption of innocence in a case involving the prosecution of 46 lawyers, three law office employees, and one journalist in Turkey.

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