Day of the Endangered Lawyer 2021 seminar on…
The Day of the Endangered Lawyer 2021 focuses on Azerbaijan. This seminar on 21 January addresses challenges faced by lawyers there in practising their profession.
The president of the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT).
We wrote jointly with:
The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak creates a new and significant risk, particularly in overcrowded prisons with poor hygiene measures.
During the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, several lawyers have been protesting against their unjust conviction by going on hunger strike. Their health is now at particular risk, and this risk is increasing following official confirmation that 44 inmates in Silivri Prison have tested positive for COVID-19.
Turkey initially responded to warnings made by international organisations by offering a mass amnesty to 90,000 prisoners, but:
We have called for the CPT to: