Turkey has prosecuted some 1,500 lawyers, arrested 599 since failed coup: report

Turkey has prosecuted more than 1,500 attorneys, arresting 599 of them, on terrorism charges, since a 2016 failed coup, according to a newly released report from The Arrested Lawyers initiative. As of Sept. 1, 321 lawyers had been sentenced to a total of 2,022 years in prison for terrorist group membership or disseminating terrorist propaganda. … Continue reading Turkey has prosecuted some 1,500 lawyers, arrested 599 since failed coup: report