7th till 11th March 2013

Press Release

Fact-Finding Mission in Turkey

A group of 8 lawyers from different European Countries (Germany, Greece, Holland, Italy, Switzerland), from Egypt, and the U.S.A. are visiting Turkey from 7th till 12th March to investigate the circumstances of the recent wave of arrests of lawyers and trade unionist. The lawyers have been sent by two European lawyers organisations, The European Association of Lawyers for Democracy and World Human Rights (ELDH) www.eldh.euand the European Democratic Lawyers AED-EDL http://www.aeud.org/ , by the Arab Lawyers Union (Egypt) and by the International Association of Democratic Lawyers (IADL) www.iadllaw.org .

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