The ICJ’s Centre for the Independence of Judges and Lawyers and Avocats sans Frontières (Belgium) released their report on the trial of Huseyin Cangir, a lawyer who has represented Kurdish clients alleging acts of torture by state agents.
The ICJ’s Centre for the Independence of Judges and Lawyers and ASF found that Mr. Cangir’s right to be tried by an independent and impartial tribunal was not respected.
A report published by the wo organizations.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
I. Executive Summary
II. Background on Hussein Cangir
III. The Prosecution Case
IV. The Defence Case
V. The Hearings
VI. The Verdict
VII. Evaluation of Fairness of Proceedings
VIII. Decision of Court of Cassation Regarding Seizing of Posters in Van
A. The Town of Derik
B. Prosecution of Lawyers in Turkey
Appendix A: The Verdict and Sentence
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