Trial Observation: ISTANBUL – 23rd to 26th December 2013

In Istanbul, during Christmas, as international observer in a trial starting on the 24th of December against 22 Turkish lawyers of the ÇHD group. I go, sent by EDL (European Democratic Lawyers) a European association regrouping democratic lawyers’ associations in diverse European countries, sent also by LTI (Legal Team Italy), a small group of Italian […]

Observation Mission to Istanbul (22nd to 27th December 2013)

Issue: Anti-terrorist trial against 22 lawyers of the Turkish ÇDH association (Progressive Lawyers’ Association). Venue: Silivri Internment Centre (1h30 away from Istanbul by bus) Accreditation: accredited as observer by the EDL (European Democratic Lawyers) and the Bar Association of Barcelona. INDEX I.-        General Considerations. II.-       The ÇHD. III.-      The Trial. IV.-      […]

Great success of the day of the endangered lawyer

On the 24th of January, hundreds of lawyers demonstrated in front of Turkish embassies and consulates all over Europe to protest against the attacks suffered by Turkish lawyers. Around fifty lawyers were arrested in Turkey in November 2011. They were accused of complicity with their clients who are part of the KCK network (Turkish civil […]