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Turkey: Lawyers Arrested in Terror Probe

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Click to expand Image Defense lawyers, arrested in dawn raids on September 11 because they represent persons accused on terrorism charges, are handcuffed as they wait with police in the corridor of the Ankara courthouse, September 14, 2020  © 2020 private (Istanbul) – Turkish police, in dawn raids on September 11, 2020, arrested 47 lawyers at their homes in Ankara and searched their offices, Human Rights Watch said today. The arrests were a chilling demonstration of the Turkish government’s disrespect for the rule of law and for the role of lawyers in ensuring suspects an effective defense.…

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