Articles By: HRFT

9-11 September 2017 HRFT Documentation Center Daily Human Rights Report

Human Rights Foundation of Turkey Documentation Center[1][2][3][4][5] 9-11 September 2017 Daily Human Rights Report (09/057) Operations and Attacks in the South East… It is learned that on September 8, 2017, 1 soldier is killed and 1 is wounded in Adaklı district of Bingöl during the clashes between armed forces and HPG militants. On September 9, 2017 news coverage reported that [...] Read more ›

8 September 2017 HRFT Documentation Center Daily Human Rights Report

Human Rights Foundation of Turkey Documentation Center[1][2][3][4][5] 8 September 2017 Daily Human Rights Report (09/044) Abduction Claim in Ankara… On September 7,2017 news coverage reported that HDP Party Assembly member and SGDF MYK member Ozancan Sarı was abducted by civil police officers and physically abused in a rural area of Ankara for 3 hours. Sarı was later released in Gölbaşı. [...] Read more ›

7 September 2017 HRFT Documentation Center Daily Human Rights Report

Human Rights Foundation of Turkey Documentation Center[1][2][3][4][5] 7 September 2017 Daily Human Rights Report (09/033) Civilians Dead in Hakkari… It is learned that on September 6, 2017 in rural areas of Çobanpınar village located on Hakkari’s Yüksekova district, 2 workers died and 3 workers are injured during an attack by a group, allegedly PKK militants. 2 of 3 injured workers [...] Read more ›

6 September 2017 HRFT Documentation Center Daily Human Rights Report

Human Rights Foundation of Turkey Documentation Center[1][2][3][4][5] 6 September 2017 Daily Human Rights Report (09/023) Extrajudicial Execution Claim in Mersin… On the morning of September 6th 2017, a person who had tried entered the 50. Yıl Police Station in the city of Mersin was shot dead due to disobeying stop warning. The individual was suspected as a suicide bomber. Office of [...] Read more ›

5 September 2017 HRFT Documentation Center Daily Human Rights Report

Human Rights Foundation of Turkey Documentation Center[1][2][3][4][5] 5 September 2017 Daily Human Rights Report (09/015) Civilians injured in Lice… On September 3, 2017, it is reported that 3 civilians were injured in the Baglan village of Diyarbakir’s Lice district, due to open fire from armed forces choppers. The injured persons were kept waiting at the village center due to ambulance [...] Read more ›
Curfews in Turkey within the Last 2 Years Since 16 August 2015

Curfews in Turkey within the Last 2 Years Since 16 August 2015

August 17, 2017   In 2015, the conflicts in Turkey have begun right after the General Elections on June 7, 2015 also due to the effect of the developments in Middle East, along with the reason that a democratic and peaceful solution on Kurdish issue was not able to be implemented as a holistic programme. Within this period, the first […]

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Curfews in Turkey Between the Dates 16 August 2015 – 1 June 2017

Curfews in Turkey Between the Dates 16 August 2015 – 1 June 2017

1 June 2017 According to the information gathered by the HRFT Documentation Centre, between 16 August 2015 and 1 June 2017, there has been at least 218 officially confirmed round-the-clock [all daylong] and open-ended curfews in 10 cities and at least 43 districts of Turkey. These cities are as follows: DİYARBAKIR (127 times), MARDİN (32 times), HAKKÂRİ (20 times), ŞIRNAK […]

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Tortured Children and Children of Torture Survivors (Publication Nr.114)

Tortured Children and Children of Torture Survivors (Publication Nr.114)

In Turkey, the use of torture against children are most commonly reported for children living on the street and children living in war and armed conflicts. Torture can affect a child directly or indirectly. Directly; children were tortured by stripped naked, beating with solid objects such as kicks, slaps, punches, shields, truncheons, batons, sticks, etc., subjected to Riot Control Agents […]

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Good Medical Practice is Convicted on Behalf of Serdar Küni MD!

Good Medical Practice is Convicted on Behalf of Serdar Küni MD!

Conviction of good medical practice by the Şırnak Local Court on behalf of Serdar Küni MD is unacceptable! 25 April 2017 Dear friends and colleagues, As you know, Serdar Küni MD. Human Rights Foundation of Turkey Cizre Representative and former president of the Şırnak Medical Chamber was arrested on October 19th, 2016 and has been detained since then pending trial. […]

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Call on the Second Hearing of Imprisoned Medical Doctor Serdar Küni

Call on the Second Hearing of Imprisoned Medical Doctor Serdar Küni

22 April 2017 The second hearing of the case based on groundless allegations concerning professional practices of the Human Rights Foundation of Turkey (HRFT) Cizre Reference Center Representative and former President of Şırnak Medical Association Dr. Serdar Küni, who is detained now for 6 months, will be held at the Şırnak 2nd Heavy Penal Court on Monday, April 24th, 2017 […]

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