Turkey: Turkish Lawyer who represents a torture victim was also tortured and detained

May 25, 2019

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Ahval reports that a Turkish lawyer whose name is Erdem Semih Yildiz was detained and tortured in Ankara Police HQ. Erdem Semih Yildiz who was a lawyer* in a case in which many defendants were tortured, was detained and also tortured. In his statement dated 12 March 2019 before the prosecutor victim lawyer said he was subjected to physical and psychological torture during police custody.

Turkish Lawyer who represents a torture victim was also tortured and detained

https://www.dailysabah.com/investigations/2019/05/21/lawyer-in-slain-russian-envoy-case-linked-to-feto

Update: Incarceration of Turkish Lawyers | Unjust Arrests and Convictions (2016-2019)

Factsheet: Turkey’s state of emergency dismissals

http://www.omct.org/human-rights-defenders/urgent-interventions/turkey/2019/05/d25363/

https://ahvalnews-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/ahvalnews.com/tr/karlov-suikasti/fetoculukle-suclanan-karlov-davasi-avukati-bana-iskence-edildi?amp (TURKCE)

https://www.yenisafak.com/gundem/fetonun-kurnaz-avukati-3471691 (TURKCE)

https://ahvalnews.com/tr/eren-keskin/hakkinda-143-dava-acilan-eren-keskin-baskiyla-nasil-bas-ediyor (TURKCE)

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