Turkey: Persecution of Turkish Lawyers | November 2018| 15 Lawyers were sentenced

December 4, 2018

26 November | Bursa|10 lawyers have been convicted of terrorism charges

Bursa 2nd and 10th High Assize Courts have sentenced 10 lawyers to long imprisonment after two-year trial. Members of Bursa Bar Associations BUGRA BUYUKEREN, HILMI SARI, MEHMET ISIK, MUSTAFA YELBEY, OKAN GOKALP, MUSTAFA GÜLEÇ, MEHMET SÖNMEZ, MUSTAFA CANBAZ were sentenced to six years and three months in prison while lawyers ALI HASDEMIR, CAGATAY AYGUN were first one year and seven months under the article 314/2 of Turkish Penal Code that punishes membership to an armed terrorist organization.

Persecution of Turkish Lawyers | November 2018| 15 Lawyers were sentenced

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