IBAHRI and ATI pen letter to Turkey’s President condemning conviction of 11 medical professionals

The International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute(IBAHRI), in conjunction with the Anti-Torture Initiative (ATI), has written to Turkey’s President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, condemning the conviction of 11 members of the Turkish Medical Association (TMA) Central Council on terrorism charges. Signed by the IBAHRI Co-Chairs,


Since 15th of July; 2,099 schools and dormitories were shut down, the number of detained people is 122.000, the number of arrested people is 65.600. They are officers, reporters, lawyers, judges, teachers, academicians, even football players. They are arrested, tortured, jailed for very simple reasons.