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Rupert Wheeler

Rupert Wheeler

Rupert is a barrister who practises in criminal law and human rights at 23 Essex Street, London. He is a member of the Executive of the Bar Human Rights Committee.

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An ongoing struggle

Tahir Elçi, President of the Diyarbakir Bar Association, was fatally shot during a press conference in 2015. Rupert Wheeler and Tony Fisher honour his work and report on the struggle for human rights in Turkey

On 22 March 2016, the Bar Human Rights Committee (BHRC) joined with the Law Society Human Rights Committee (LSHRC) to host an evening commemorating the life of Tahir Elçi, a prominent Turkish lawyer and human rights defender, who was fatally shot during a press conference last November in Diyarbakir, South Eastern Turkey. 

27 June 2016
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