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Event dates: 13.01.17 14:00 to 15.01.17 14:00 | Location: Ankara, Istanbul

The judicial system under the state of emergency in Turkey

Invitation to the international conference - (13.), 14 and 15 January 2017, Ankara Ankara Plaza Hotel, Kavaklıdere Bestekar Sk. No: 5 06680 Çankaya

PROGRAM:

Opening: Bill Bowring, The President of ELDH – Pascale Taelman - The President of EDL-AED

14.01.2017 – SATURDAY / 09.30-10.45

The rights, duties and the repression faced by Bar Associations and their members under State of Emergency

Moderator: Mengücek Gazi Çıtırık

Speakers:

  • Ahmet Özmen – The president of Diyarbakır Bar Association
  • Hakan Canduran – The president of Ankara Bar Association
  • Polat Balkan– The president of Antalya Bar Association
  • Veli Küçük – The president of Adana Bar Association
  • Gürkan Altun – The president of Bursa Bar Association
  • Robert Sabata – Barcelona Bar Association

  11.15 – 13.00

            Under the State of Emergency: The guarentess for the independence, impartiality  of Judges

Moderator: İlhan Cihaner / Murat Aydın

Speakers:

  • Orhan Gazi Ertekin
  • Leyla Tarhan Köksal
  • Mustafa Karadağ
  • Ingrid Heinlein

LUNCH (13.00 – 14.00)

14.00 – 15.45

  State of Emergency and the Media

Moderator: Gökçer Tahincioğlu

Speakers:

  • Zeynep Yüncüler
  • Erdem Gül
  • Cem Gurbetoğlu
  • Kenan Kırkaya

16.00 – 17.45

  Being of a lawyer under the State of Emergency

Moderator: Ayşe Acinikli

Speakers:

  • Selçuk Kozağaçlı - ÇHD
  • Özgür Erol - ÖHD
  • Thomas Schmidt – ELDH
  • Pascale Taelman – AED
  • Hans Gaasbeek – Day of the Endangered Lawyer Foundation
  • Jan Fermon - IADL
  • Barbara Spinelli - ELDH/GD

15.01.2017 -SUNDAY:

 

09.30 – 10.45

The legislative prerogative under the state of emergency and parliamentary immunity

Moderator: Ali Haydar Hakverdi

Speakers:

  • Meral Danış Beştaş
  • Şenal Sarıhan
  • Filiz Kerestecioğlu      
  • İlhan Cihaner
  • Mithat Sancar

11.00 – 13.00

   Practices of Anti-Teror, State of Emergency and State of Siege in Turkey and in the World.

Speakers:

  • Berke Özenç
  • Şebnem Korur Fincancı
  • Cihan Aydın
  • Clemens Lahner – ELDH
  • Florian Borg – AED

Organisations:     

 

INTERNATIONAL:

CO-ORGANIZER

  • European Association of Lawyers for Democracy and World Human Rights (ELDH)
  • European Democratic Lawyers (EDL-AED)
  • International Association of Democratic Lawyers (IADL)
  • The Day of the Endangered Lawyers Foundation

SUPPORTERS

  • MEDEL
  • NRV Neue Richtervereinigung (New Judges Organisation)
  • IDHAE World Observatory for Defense Rights and Attacks Against Lawyers
  • Barcelona Bar Association
  • Padova Bar Association
  • Palermo Bar Association

 

TURKEY: 

-          Bar Associations:

Adana, Adıyaman, Ağrı, Ankara, Antalya, Batman, Bingöl, Bitlis, Diyarbakır, Hakkari, Muş, Siirt, Şanlıurfa, Şırnak, Tunceli, Van, Bursa, Iğdır, Kars-Ardahan, Mardin

-          Judges Organizations:

Democrat Judges Associations

Syndicat of Judges

-          Lawyers and Human Rights Defenders Without Borders in Turkey

-          The association of forensic science expert