International Memorial Event for Ebru Timtik:
A life dedicated to the struggle
5 April 2021
18.30 pm (CEST) – 19.30 pm (TR) (12:30 pm Eastern/9:30 am Pacific)

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On the Day of Lawyers (Turkey), the international legal community gather together to commemorate Ebru Timtik who passed away after a 238-days hunger strike with the demand of a fair trial for all people who are suffering under the ongoing injustice in Turkey. Ebru Timtik will never be forgotten and as lawyers, we will never stop fighting for the right to a fair trial.

We are inviting you to join this memorial event.

The event will be English and Turkish and the simultaneous translation will be provided by Eren Buğlalılar and Işıl Demirakın.

To watch the live stream please follow:


18.30: Opening Speech:
Şerife Ceren Uysal, Progressive Lawyers Association (ÇHD)
Letter from the Imprisoned President of CHD, Selcuk Kozagacli

18.40: Keynote speaker:
Dr. Margarete von Galen, the President of Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE)

18.50: Keynote speaker:
Artur Wierzbicki, the President of the Human Rights Commission of European Bars Federation (FBE)

19.00: On Living, by Nazim Hikmet – Voiced by Ebru Timtik

19.03: Özkan Yücel, the President of Izmir Bar Association

19.08: Italia Elisabetta d’Errico, the President of Bologna Bar Association

19:13: Olivier Cousi, the President of Paris Bar Association

19.18: Sybille Gioe, International Association of Lawyers (UIA) & French speaking Bars of Belgium

19.23: Barbara Spinelli, the National Bar Council of Italy Human Rights Committee
19.28: Music: Cem Vano, by Mikail Aslan
19.33: Ezgi Cakir, the Colleague of Ebru Timtik, People`s Law Office / International

19.38: Thomas Schmidt, the Secretary General of the European Association of Lawyers for Democracy & World Human Rights (ELDH)

19.43: Robert Sabata i Gripekoven, the Honarary president of the European Democratic Lawyers (AED)

19.48: Tony Fisher; the Human Rights Committee of the Law Society of England and Wales

19:53: Irma van den Berg, the President of Lawyers for Lawyers.

19.58: Ayse Bingöl Demir, Human Rights Lawyer

20.03: The message from imprisoned lawyer and Ebru`s sister Barkin Timtik

20.08: Czarina Musni, National Union of Peoples` Lawyers, Philippines

20.13: Sinan Zincir, Association of Lawyers for Freedom, (ÖHD)

20.18: Ezio Menzione, the Unione Camere Penali and the Legal Team Italy

20:23: Ángeles Chinarro Pulido, the president of la Asociacion Libre de Abogadas y Abogados (ALA), Madrid

20.28: Suzanne Adely, the president of National Lawyers Guild (NLG), the USA

20.33: The message from imprisoned lawyer Aytac Ünsal

20.38: Étienne Lesage, the President of the Criminal Commission of the International Association of Lawyers (UIA)

20.43: Several Ballıkaya, the Lawyer of Ebru Timtik

20.48: Aurora d`Agostino, Giuristi Democratici, Italy

20.53: Michela Arricale, the Center for Research and Elaboration on Democracy / Group of International Legal Intervention (CRED / GIGI), Italy
20.58: Urko Aiartza, Eskubideak, Basque Democratic Lawyers

21.03: Music: Dude Dude, Lawyers from ÇHD

21.08: Yıldırım Deniz, Uncle of Ebru Timtik

21:13 : Francesca Peshe, Sindacato Nazionale Forense, MGA, Italy.

21.18: Kemal Aytaç, Justice Watch, Turkey

21.23: Krish Govender, The National Association of Democratic Lawyers of South Africa

21.28: Margret Kiener Nellen, the Swiss Democratic Lawyers, Switzerland

21.33: Ayça Söylemez, Journalist, Bianet, Turkey

21.38: Message from Evin Timtik, Ebru Timtik`s sister

21.43: Seda Şaradı, the former intern of Ebru Timtik, People`s Law Office

21.48: Kerry McLean, the National Lawyers Guild, the USA

21.53: Giota Massouridou, Human Rights Lawyer, Greece, European Democratic Lawyers

21.58: Message from Jun Sasamoto, the Secretary General of the Confederation of Lawyers of Asia and the Pacific.

22:03: Message from Matthieu Bagard, Defense Without Borders-Solidarity Lawyers, France

22.08: Music: Grup Yorum, the clients of Ebru Timtik

22.13: Closing speech, Progressive Lawyers Association


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