Commemoration of Ebru Timtik
Today lawyers from various law firms and bar associations in the Netherlands observed a minute of silence to commemorate lawyer Ebru Timtik. Ebru Timtik passed away on 27 August 2020 after a hunger strike of 238 days, which she started to strengthen her demand for fair trials and the administration of justice in Turkey. Her demands for justice were supported by many.
The commemoration was initiated by employees of the Amsterdam Bar Association, the Fédération des Barreaux d’Europe and Lawyers for Lawyers. Lawyers for Lawyers has received photos from the following law firms and bar associations: Amsterdam Bar Association, Gelderland Bar Association, NautaDutilh, SIX Advocaten, Stek Advocaten, Kennedy Van der Laan, Aves Advocaten.
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