Turkey: Ongoing judicial harassment against lawyers, jeopardizing their independence | Joint letter

Joint letter from LRWC and 15 other organisations regarding the “Lawyers’ trial” in Turkey, scheduled to take place 16-18 July 2012.

“We fear that justice is misused as a weapon to repress, intimidate and punish lawyers,
through criminal proceedings that blatantly violate the right to a fair trial. Lawyers are an
important component in the functioning of the justice system and play a crucial role in
defending the Rule of Law.”

View the full letter here (pdf)