Human Rights and Protection of Lawyers | TURKEY

UIA-IROL expressed grave concern regarding the decision of the Turkish government to withdraw from the Istanbul Convention

In a letter to President Erdogan (see below), UIA-IROL expressed grave concern regarding the decision of the Turkish government to withdraw from the Council of Europe Convention on the Prevention and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence commonly known as the Istanbul Convention.

UIA-IROL called upon the Turkish Government to uphold its national and international obligations with regard to the rule of law and protection of human rights and to reconsider the decision to withdraw.