Situation in Turkey

Platform for an Independent Judiciary in Turkey

Platform for an Independent Judiciary in TurkeyThe extraordinary situation of violation of the independence of the judiciary in Turkey has induced all four European Associations of Judges to join together in their activities:

• The Association of European Administrative Judges (AEAJ),
• The European Association of Judges (EAJ),
•  Judges for Judges and
•  “Magistrats Européens pour la Démocratie et les Libertés” (MEDEL)

And form a Platform: Platform for an Independent Judiciary in Turkey.

All four associations have agreed in a common text and sent this morning the two letters that can be found here, to the Secretary General and the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.

The independence of the judiciary is a common value to all, and all european magistrates must stand together to defend it.

Platform Letter Council Europe - 1-8-2016-4SG1.89 MB
Platform Letter Council Europe - 1-8-2016-4PACE1.9 MB

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