The International Association of Democratic Lawyers (IADL), a non-governmental organization with consultative status to the Council on Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations (ECOSOC), and the European Association of Lawyers for Democracy & World Human Rights (ELDH) are shocked and outraged by the brutal murder of their colleague Tahir Elçi, president of the Diyarbakir Bar Association.

Please click here for their press release.

The ECBA endorses the statements of the IADL and the ELDH and abhors and condemns this assassination unreservedly.