Erdoğan’s lawyers seek removal of rights activist Keskin from bar association

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Eren Keskin

Lawyer and human rights activist Eren Keskin has announced that lawyers for President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan are seeking to ensure her removal from membership in the İstanbul Bar Association.

Writing from her Twitter account on Wednesday, Keskin said: “Lawyers of the president have made an application for my removal from the bar association. This is the point freedom of expression has reached.”

Keskin, who is a prominent human rights activist, has been working for the Human Rights Association for years and also served as its vice chairperson. Numerous cases have been launched against her, and she has been convicted many times on various charges that are politically motivated, according to the rights organizations.

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