Ayşe Bingöl Demir is an attorney at law based in Istanbul. During her Law study at Istanbul University between 1998 and 2002, she developed a special interest in Human Rights, Criminal and Administrative Law. She started her career in 2002 focusing on human rights cases, with a particular interest in freedom of expression, procedural and minority rights. As an active member of a lawyer working group, she represented domestically over 850 internally displaced persons before the ‘Local Damage Assessment Commissions’ and Administrative Courts. Internationally, she brought a numerous cases before the European Court of Human Rights. She has published numerous research papers in professional reviews on human rights issues and is currently running her own legal practise, collaborating with a number of NGOs in Turkey.
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