January 23, 2019
After the Day of the Endangered Lawyer was dedicated to the lawyers in Turkey, main opposition CHP MP Tanrıkulu has submitted a parliamentary question, asking how many attorneys are arrested because of the defenses they raised.
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) MP Sezgin Tanrıkulu has submitted a parliamentary question regarding January 24 Day of the Endangered Lawyer.
CLICK- Day of the Endangered Lawyer Dedicated to Lawyers in Turkey
In his question, Tanrıkulu said that The European Democratic Lawyers (AED), the European Association of Lawyers for Democracy & World Human Rights (ELDH) and the European Bar Human Rights Institute (IDHAE) dedicated the Day of the Endangered Lawyer to the lawyers in Turkey.
How many lawyers are arrested, how many are convicted?
Tanrıkulu has directed the following questions to Minister of Justice Abdülhamit Gül:
*How many lawyers are arrested in our country?
*What are the reasons of the lawyers’ arrests?
*How many lawyers are convicted in our country?
Day of the Endangered Lawyers 2019
Updated Report: Incarceration of Turkish Lawyers | Unjust Arrests and Convictions (2016-2018)
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