Articles By: HRFT

28-31 October 2017 HRFT Documentation Center Daily Human Rights Report

Human Rights Foundation of Turkey Documentation Center[1][2][3][4][5] 28-31 October 2017 Daily Human Rights Report (10/355) Armed Assault Towards Teacher in Diyarbakır… It is learned from news coverage of October 29, 2017 that the armed assault towards teacher İzzet Güven in Diyarbakır’s Silvan district on October 20, 2017 has been proclaimed by YPS. (10/356) Operations and Attacks in Southeast… It is [...] Read more ›

27 October 2017 HRFT Documentation Center Daily Human Rights Report

Human Rights Foundation of Turkey Documentation Center[1][2][3][4][5] 27 October 2017 Daily Human Rights Report (10/335) House Raid in Van… It is learned from news coverage of October 26, 2017 that a house was completely destroyed in Van’s Mollatopuz district during a fire that broke when gendarmerie special forces were raiding the house. The house was raided due to an alleged [...] Read more ›

26 October 2017 HRFT Documentation Center Daily Human Rights Report

Human Rights Foundation of Turkey Documentation Center[1][2][3][4][5] 26 October 2017 Daily Human Rights Report (10/320) Trial of Human Rights Defenders… The trial of 11 human rights defenders including 9 arrested started on October 25, 2017. The case was opened by Istanbul Heavy Penal Court No 35. Arrested defendants Özlem Dalkıran, Peter Steudtner, Ali Gharavi, Veli Acu, Günal Kurşun, İdil Eser [...] Read more ›

25 October 2017 HRFT Documentation Center Daily Human Rights Report

Human Rights Foundation of Turkey Documentation Center[1][2][3][4][5] 25 October 2017 Daily Human Rights Report… (10/310) Trials of Journalists in İstanbul… The hearings for the trials of 6 journalists including 3 arrested began on October 24, 3017. The case was opened by İstanbul Heavy Penal Court No 29. Ömer Çelik, chief editor of DİHA closed with a Statuary Decree, former editor [...] Read more ›

24 October 2017 HRFT Documentation Center Daily Human Rights Report

Human Rights Foundation of Turkey Documentation Center[1][2][3][4][5] 24 October 2017 Daily Human Rights Report (10/299) Operations and Attacks in Southeast… It learned that 1 soldier died in Hakkari’s Çukurca district on October 23, 2017 during a bomb attack towards a military vehicle passing by. It learned that 2 police officers were injured in Mardin’s Artuklu district on October 23, 2017 [...] Read more ›
The Hearing for the Right Defenders will be Held Today

The Hearing for the Right Defenders will be Held Today

STATEMENT FOR THE PRESS AND THE PUBLIC The right to defend our rights is a fundamental right. We demand the release of rights defenders and revocation of the investigations and cases filed against them ! 24 October 2017 As we explained in detail in the file notes[1] announced to the public on 11 July, 14 August and 8 September 2017, […]

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21-23 October 2017 HRFT Documentation Center Daily Human Rights Report

Human Rights Foundation of Turkey Documentation Center[1][2][3][4][5] 21-23 October 2017 Daily Human Rights Report (10/271) Child Dead During Police Armored Vehicle Crash in Siirt… On October 21, 2017, a child named Felek Batur (7) died when a patrolling police armored vehicle hit him in Siirt’s Çal neighborhood. It is learned from news coverage of October 22, 2017 that Siirt Governor [...] Read more ›

20 October 2017 HRFT Documentation Center Daily Human Rights Report

Human Rights Foundation of Turkey Documentation Center[1][2][3][4][5] 20 October 2017 Daily Human Rights Report (10/254) Torture Allegation in Mardin… It claimed in news coverage of October 20 2017 that a person named F.B. was forced out of his car and detained in Mardin at a search point on October 6, 2017. It is reported that police officers threatened F.B. to [...] Read more ›

19 October 2017 HRFT Documentation Center Daily Human Rights Report

Human Rights Foundation of Turkey Documentation Center[1][2][3][4][5] 19 October 2017 Daily Human Rights Report (10/232) Civilian Death During Military Operation in Tunceli… It is learned that during the military operation in rural areas of Sarısalkım village in Tunceli’s Ovacık district, military choppers bombed areas where villagers were gathering woods for winter. News coverage from October 18, 2017 reported clashes between [...] Read more ›

18 October 2017 HRFT Documentation Center Daily Human Rights Report

Human Rights Foundation of Turkey Documentation Center[1][2][3][4][5] 18 October 2017 Daily Human Rights Report (10/217) State of Emergency Extended for the 5th Time… The proposal to extend the State of Emergency (OHAL) for 3 more months effective as October 19, 2017 has been accepted by the Parliament on October 17, 2017. This is the 5th extension of OHAL which was [...] Read more ›