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.
Lawyers for Lawyers is concerned about the arrest of lawyers Gülhan Kaya on 10 June 2023 in Izmir. We are also concerned about the arrest warrants that have been issued against Sezin Uҁar, Özlem Gümüstaş and Kader Tunҁ. Picture byLees verder
It has been exactly one month since the Turkish police carried out raids across 21 provinces in the country, resulting in the detention of numerous lawyers, journalists, politicians, and artists. Lawyers for Lawyers continues to be concerned over this matter.Lees verder
On 24 April 2023, representatives of Lawyers for Lawyers observed a hearing in a trial against the ex-president and the ex-members of the Izmir Bar Association. The board was accused of ‘publicly denigrating the religious values adopted by a sectionLees verder
As we have done several times before, on 5 April – Lawyers Day in Turkey – Lawyers for Lawyers takes the opportunity to strongly condemn the ongoing crackdown against lawyers in Turkey. The last year again was a year inLees verder