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79 Day Curfew Cizre Field Report

79 Day Curfew Cizre Field Report

In accordance with Provincial Administration Law no 5442 Article 11/C, a curfew had been declared in Cizre district by the governor of Şırnak on 4 September 2015 at 20.00. The first curfew lasted until 12 September 2015. The second curfew was on 13-14 September 2015, the third curfew on 14-15 November 2015. The longest and continuous curfew was implemented between […]

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3 October 2017 HRFT Documentation Center Daily Human Rights Report

Human Rights Foundation of Turkey Documentation Center[1][2][3][4][5] 3 October Daily Human Rights Report (10/020) Extra-judicial Killing Allegation in Şırnak… It is reported that on July 24, 2017 a militant named Cuma İmen was captured in Şırnak’s Beytüşşebap district during clashed between HPG militants and armed forces. News coverage from October 2, 2017 report that the militant was executed by the [...] Read more ›

30 September – 2 October 2017 HRFT Documentation Center Daily Human Rights Report

Human Rights Foundation of Turkey Documentation Center[1][2][3][4][5] 30 September – 2 October  Daily Human Rights Report (10/001) Civilian Dead in Van Erciş… On September 28, 2017, 2 people died in a car due to open fire by police officers in Van’s Erciş district. News coverage on September 29, 2017 reported that one of the killed is Zafer Ceylan (45), a [...] Read more ›

29 September 2017 HRFT Documentation Center Daily Human Rights Report

Human Rights Foundation of Turkey Documentation Center[1][2][3][4][5] 29 September 2017 Daily Human Rights Report (09/234) Trial of Nuriye Gülmen and Semih Özakça… Second trial of expelled academic Nuriye Gülmen, educator Semih Özakça and other defendant who is not arrested Acun Karadağ, continued on Ankara 19th Heavy Penal Court on September 28, 2017. Arrested defendant Semih Özakça and Acun Karadağ were [...] Read more ›

27 September 2017 HRFT Documentation Center Daily Human Rights Report

Human Rights Foundation of Turkey Documentation Center[1][2][3][4][5] 27 September Daily Human Rights Report (09/198) Trial of October 10 Ankara Massacre… The trial of 36 defendants of which 19 are arrested and 16 are fugitive, continued on September 25-27 2017. The case was opened by Ankara 4th Heavy Penal Court. Following the death of defendant Mehmet Kadir Cebael the number of defendants [...] Read more ›

26 September 2017 HRFT Documentation Center Daily Human Rights Report

Human Rights Foundation of Turkey Documentation Center[1][2][3][4][5] 26 September Daily Human Rights Report (09/183) Nuriye Gülmen Put into Intensive Care… Nuriye Gülmen, who has been on a hunger strike along with Semih Özakça to take back her job she was expelled from by a Decree with the Force of Law (KHK) was forced out of her room at Sincan Prison [...] Read more ›

23-25 September 2017 HRFT Documentation Center Daily Human Rights Report

Human Rights Foundation of Turkey Documentation Center[1][2][3][4][5] 23 -25 September Daily Human Rights Report (09/160) Person Assaulted by Police in İstanbul… It is learned that on September 23, 2017 a car was stopped at a control point by the police and passengers were asked to leave the car. One person got out of the car but the driver disobeyed police [...] Read more ›

22 September 2017 HRFT Documentation Center Daily Human Rights Report

Human Rights Foundation of Turkey Documentation Center[1][2][3][4][5] 22 September 2017 Daily Human Rights Report (09/147) Civilian Deaths in Kandil and Around Villages… News coverage from September 21, 2017 reported that during air strikes by Turkish Military Air Forces on September 19-20 around Kandil and surrounding villages of Iraq Kurdistan region, some compounds were damaged and 10 civilians lost lives. Regarding [...] Read more ›

21 September 2017 HRFT Documentation Center Daily Human Rights Report

Human Rights Foundation of Turkey Documentation Center[1][2][3][4][5] 21 September 2017 Daily Human Rights Report (09/131) Suspicious Death in Diyarbakır Prison… Abdullah Derin (34), detained on August 31, 2017, arrested 11 days later and sent to Diyarbakır Type D Prison, was found dead. Derin allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself with bed sheets. News coverage on September 21, 2017 reported that [...] Read more ›

12 September 2017 HRFT Documentation Center Daily Human Rights Report

Human Rights Foundation of Turkey Documentation Center[1][2][3][4][5] 12 September 2017 Daily Human Rights Report (09/071) Police Raid in People’s Law Office… It is learned that on September 12, 2017 through an Istanbul based investigation police conducted a raid in People’s Law Office and detained 10 attorneys including attorneys of Nuriye Gülmen and Semih Özakça. Özakça and Gülmen’s trial is on [...] Read more ›