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Challenges to the Independence of the Legal Profession under the State of Emergency in Turkey - Advocacy Factsheet

From 18 - 22 June 2018, the International Bar Association's Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) and the Law Society of England and Wales hosted a delegation of Turkish Lawyers during the 38th session of the Human Rights Council. The week’s activities included a training on UN Human Rights Mechanisms, several meetings with UN representatives, NGOs and State missions, as well as a side event on the situation of the legal profession in Turkey. For more details, please see here

The delegation of Turkish Lawyers, in collaboration with the IBAHRI and the Law Society of England and Wales, prepared an advocacy factsheet titled Challenges to the Independence of the Legal Profession under the State of Emergency in Turkey. The factsheet summarises the main challenges faced by lawyers since June 2016.

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