The judicial system under the state of emergency in Turkey

The Judicial System under the State of Emergency in Turkey is an international conference, which will be held on the 14th and 15th of January 2017 in Ankara, at the Ankara Plaza Hotel, Kavaklidere Bestekar Sk. No: 5 06680 Çankaya.

The conference is organized by the:

• European Association of Lawyers for Democracy and World Human Rights, www.eldh.eu
• European Democratic Lawyers, http://www.aeud.org/
• International Association of Democratic Lawyers, http://www.iadllaw.org/newsite/
• The Day of the Endangered Lawyers Foundation, http://dayoftheendangeredlawyer.eu
• Together with the 19 Bar Associtions of the following Turkish cities: Ankara, Adana, Adiyaman, Agn, Antalya, Batman, Bingöl, Bitlis, Diyarbakir, Hakkari, Igdir, Kars-Ardahan, Mardin, Mus, Siirt, Sanliurfa, Sirnak, Tunceli, Van (some other Bar Associations in Turkey will suport the conference.)
• and judges’ Associations: Democratic Judges, The Syndicat of Judges
• The platform of Lawyers against State of Emergency: The platform of 11 different lawyer group

 

and has the following program

14.01.2017 – SATURDAY

Opening: Bill Bowring, The President of ELDH – Pascale Taelman – The President of EDL-AED

09.30-10.45 The rights, duties and the repression faced by Bar Associations and their members under State of Emergency

Moderator: Mengücek Gazi Çıtırık

Speakers: Ahmet Özmen – The president of Diyarbakır Bar Association, Hakan Canduran – The president of Ankara Bar Association, Polat Balkan– The president of Antalya Bar Association, Veli Küçük – The president of Adana Bar Association, Gürkan Altun – The president of Bursa Bar Association, Robert Sabata – Barcelona Bar Association

11.15 – 13.00 Under the State of Emergency: The guarantee for the independence and impartiality  of Judges

Moderator: İlhan Cihaner / Murat Aydın

Speakers: Orhan Gazi Ertekin, Leyla Tarhan Köksal, Mustafa Karadağ, Ingrid Heinlein

LUNCH (13.00 – 14.00)

14.00 – 15.45 State of Emergency and the Media

Moderator: Gökçer Tahincioğlu

Speakers: Zeynep Yüncüler, Erdem Gül, Cem Gurbetoğlu, Kenan Kırkaya

16.00 – 17.45 Being of a lawyer under the State of Emergency

Moderator: Ayşe Acinikli

Speakers: Selçuk Kozağaçlı – ÇHD, Özgür Erol – ÖHD, Thomas Schmidt – ELDH, Pascale Taelman – AED, Hans Gaasbeek – Day of the Endangered Lawyer Foundation, Jan Fermon – IADL, Barbara Spinelli – ELDH/GD

15.01.2017 -SUNDAY

09.30 – 10.45: The legislative prerogative under the state of emergency and parliamentary immunity

Moderator: Ali Haydar Hakverdi

Speakers: Meral Danış Beştaş, Şenal Sarıhan, Filiz Kerestecioğlu, İlhan Cihaner, Mithat Sancar

11.00 – 13.00: Practices of Anti-Terror, State of Emergency and State of Siege in Turkey and in the World.

Speakers: Berke Özenç, Şebnem Korur Fincancı, Cihan Aydın, Clemens Lahner – ELDH, Florian Borg – AED

 

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