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Turkey: plan to divide, undermine legal profession

Draft law reduces leading bar associations’ authority, leads to creation of rival groups, the ICJ and Human Rights Watch said today. The Turkish government’s plan to allow for multiple bar associations appears calculated to divide the legal profession along political lines and diminish the biggest bar associations’ role as human rights watchdogs, they added. (more…)

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HDIM 2019: A closed session for representatives of Bar Associations

The ICJ in cooperation with a number of other leading international NGOs has organised a discussion on key challenges and opportunities for the legal profession in a number of CIS countries. The discussion aimed to share the experience of bar associations in achieving greater independence from the governmental authorities and any other undue influences. (more…)

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