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25 juni 2022

L4L observes third hearing in case Ankara Bar Association

Türkiye

On 22 June 2022, representatives of Lawyers for Lawyers observed the third hearing in the trial against the Executive Board Members of the Ankara Bar Association (ABA). The Executive Board was charged for insulting a public official after releasing a

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3 juni 2022

L4L monitored hearing in the trial against the lawyers of the ÖHD

Türkiye

On 25 May 2022, representatives of Lawyers for Lawyers, together with about 10 lawyers from Grenoble and one lawyer from Paris, observed the hearing in the trial against the lawyers of the ÖHD. Background Twelve lawyersembers of the Association of

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17 maart 2022

L4L observes second hearing in case Ankara Bar Association

Türkiye

On 9 March 2022, representatives of Lawyers for Lawyers observed the second hearing in the trial against the Executive Board Members of the Ankara Bar Association (ABA). The Executive Board Members are charged with publicly insulting a public official, after

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15 februari 2022

L4L observes case against Ankara Bar Association

Türkiye

On 15 December 2021 representatives of Lawyers for Lawyers observed the first hearing in the trial against the Executive Board Members of the Ankara Bar Association (ABA). The Executive Board Members are charged with publicly insulting a public official, after

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28 december 2021

Lawyers for Lawyers monitored 21st hearing in the Asrin case

Türkiye

A representative of Lawyers for Lawyers attended the 21st hearing in the Asrin case, which was held on 27 December 2021 in Istanbul. Many organizations, Lawyers for Lawyers amongst them, believe the prosecution of the lawyers of this firm is

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9 januari 2020

Caravana Blog #11

Colombia

15 months after: Colombia, no has sido olvidado (Colombia, you haven’t been forgotten) On 28 September 2018, while writing the final blog for the 2018 Caravana Internacional de Juristas a Colombia, I promised myself to not forget Colombia. To not

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5 december 2019

L4L observed four court hearings in Istanbul

Türkiye

On 26 and 28 November 2019, representatives from Lawyers for Lawyers and Fair Trial Watch attended four court hearings in Istanbul, Turkey. They were accompanied by Peter Hanenberg, president of the Rotterdam Bar Association, Nardy Desloover, who represented the Dutch

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16 september 2019

Can Tombul released from pre-trial detention

Türkiye

On 12 September 2019 lawyer Can Tombul was released after 1 year and 1,5 month of pre-trial detention. Mr Tombul is a lawyer at the Law Bureau of the Oppressed (EHB). Together with his colleagues mr Tombul represents victims and

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16 september 2019

Veysel Ok given a 5-months suspended sentence

Türkiye

On 12 September 2019 lawyer Veysel Ok, co-founder of the Media and Law Studies Association (MLSA) and one of the lawyers shortlisted for the 2019 L4L-award, was given a 5-months suspended sentence by the Istanbul 2nd Penal Court for insulting

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12 juli 2019

L4L observed hearing in the CHD-1 trial

Türkiye

On 10 July 2019 representatives of Lawyers for Lawyers (L4L), together with lawyers from France, Greece, Spain, Italy, Belgium and Switzerland, observed a hearing in the so-called CHD-1 case. In this case L4L-award laureate Selçuk Kozağaçlı is one of the

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20 juni 2019

Vacancy trial monitoring volunteers

LAWYERS FOR LAWYERS is looking for Trial Monitoring volunteers for Turkey 2019 Lawyers for Lawyers Award winner Selçuk Kozagaçli (picture) was sentenced to 11 years and 3 months imprisonment in March 2019. On 10 July, a hearing in another case

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23 april 2019

L4L and FTW monitor trial of lawyer Can Tombul

Türkiye

On 18 April, representatives of Lawyers for Lawyers and Fair Trial Watch attended the third hearing in the case of lawyer Can Tombul in Istanbul. Nardy Desloover, ex-president of the Rotterdam Bar Association, who represented the Dutch Bar Associations, attended

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