Menu
veces
  • Ingresar
  • Registrar

Jailed Turkish lawyer on hunger strike dies in hospital – firm

ISTANBUL, Aug 27 (Reuters) – A Turkish lawyer who was on hunger strike for 238 days following her conviction last year for membership in a terrorist organisation died on Thursday in an Istanbul hospital, according to her law firm.

The People’s Law Office said on Twitter that Ebru Timtik had been striking to demand a fair trial, and that she died after her pulse had stopped earlier in istanbul Turkey Lawyer Law Firm the day.

International lawyers rights groups said that Timtik, sentenced to more than 13 years in prison, and colleague Aytac Unsal began fasting in April “to strengthen their demand for fair trials and the administration of justice in Turkey.”

The two lawyers had said they would “persist in their hunger strike even if it leads to their deaths,” according to the Aug.If you have any concerns concerning where by and Law Firm istanbul Turkey how to use Law Firm istanbul Turkey, you can get hold of us at our website. 11 statement by the Bar Human Rights Committee of England and Wales, the International Association of Lawyers and others.

An appeal to the March 2019 verdict was rejected in October and a further appeal before Turkey’s Supreme Court is pending, the statement said.

(Reporting by Jonathan Spicer; Editing by Richard Chang)

Volver al inicio

Por favor active algunos Widgets

© Copyright 2020 INTERNATIONAL INVESTORS & FOUNDERS. All rights reserved. Designed by RodriguezDesign.net