We are all Tahir Elçi
Elçi was shot dead during a press conference on the 28th of November 2015, in which he called for end to the rising violence in Turkey. Elçi worked tirelessly and with a risk to his own life for the victims of human rights violations in south-eastern Turkey, caused by the conflict between the Turkish army and the PKK. He brought several cases before the European Court of Human Rights.
During the commemoration, Elçi’s colleagues held speeches about his work and legacy and laid down flowers in front of the court.
Meer nieuws uit Turkey
Joint letter on arrest 55 lawyers from Ankara
In a letter to the Turkish authorities Lawyers for Lawyers, together with the Law Society of England and Wales, the Bar Human Rights Committee of England and Wales, the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe, the Bar CouncilLees verder
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 startedLees verder
Oproep: een minuut stilte voor advocate Ebru Timtik maandag 7 september 12.00 uur
De Amsterdamse Orde van Advocaten roept samen met de Federatie van Europese Balies (FBE) en Lawyers for Lawyers (L4L) advocaten op tot het herdenken van de Turkse advocate Ebru Timtik. Wij zullen deze minuut stilte in acht nemen op maandagLees verder