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Former judge Yavuz Aydın wrote an article for Ahval English on the turkish judges and lawyers who have either passed away or whose life in many ways have been ruined during Erdogan's post- July 15 era in Turkey. Here is...
The ICJ condemned the dismissal of eight judges and three prosecutors by Turkey’s Council of Judges and Prosecutors (CJP) on 14 October 2020, for alleged membership of or connections with the Gülenist movement as a violation their right to...
The Platform for an Independent Judiciary in Turkey, of which MEDEL is a member, has released a statement, marking another anniversary of the attempted coup d'Etat in Turkey. A similar letter has been also sent to the Secretary-General of the Council...
1- The Government has made detailed submissions on how the ByLock application was used by FETÖ. However, the Working Group observes that these explanations are rather broad and concern how the ByLock application was used by the Gülen group...
June 3, 2019The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has addressed a series of questions to the Turkish government due to applications lodged by former judges and prosecutors dismissed and arrested after a coup attempt in July 2016, the...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HnvZNVeMaS4&feature=youtu.be 26 May 2019Polish judges association, Iustitia prepared a video about detentions in Turkish courts after the coup in Turkey.MEDEL shared this video at its website as follows:As a way of reaffirming our solidarity, our Polish member association, Iustitia, has...
MEDEL published 'Letters from Turkish Judiciary' via its website as follows: Marking the date of Giovanni Falcone’s assassination by the Mafia in 1992, MEDEL pronounced the 23rd of May as the alert day for the independence of justice in Europe....
By Casey QuackenbushJanuary 29, 2019 A top judge in one of the United Nations’ international courts in The Hague has quit over what he termed “shocking” political interference from the White House and Turkey, the Guardian reports. Senior judge from Germany, Christoph Flügge, alleged...
The article was published in “El País”, a Spanish newspaper on 25 January 2019: "SHAME ON YOU" Diego García-Sayán "I wonder, how are you going to do when you go back home and look into your children's eyes? Shame on...
President of dissolved YARSAV and 2017 Vaclav Havel Human Rights Prize winner, Murat ARSLAN was sentenced to 10 years in prison on 18 January 2019 over the pretext of terrorism charges. Moreover court ruled continuation of his detention during...

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