Final report on the trial of Filiz Kalayci

In its report released today, the ICJ’s Centre for the Independence of Judges and Lawyers expressed its concern that Turkish lawyers continue to face criminal prosecution for exercising their right to freedom of expression.

This is the final report of the trial of Filiz Kalayci, a Turkish lawyer, who was charged with “insulting the Ministry of Justice” and “professional misconduct” on account of an article that she wrote in a national newspaper regarding F-Type prisons in Turkey.

Turkey-final report Kalayci trial-trial observer report-2003 (full text, PDF)

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