Articles By: tihv hrft

Our Joint Press Release: Osman Kavala and Yiğit Aksakoğlu must be released immediately!

Our Joint Press Release: Osman Kavala and Yiğit Aksakoğlu must be released immediately!

Joint Press Release: Osman Kavala and Yiğit Aksakoğlu must be released immediately! The investigation concerning the Gezi protests of 2013 has been concluded, and 16 persons, including Osman Kavala and Yiğit Aksakoğlu, who have both been detained pending trial, were indicted. It has been announced that the indictment was accepted on March 4, 2019 by Istanbul 30th High Criminal Court […]

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05 March 2019 HRFT Documentation Center Daily Human Rights Report

Human Rights Foundation of Turkey Documentation Center[1][2][3][4][5] 05 March Daily Human Rights Report (03/043) Operations and Attacks in Southeast… It is learned that a specialised sergeant, Mehmet Darıcı, on duty at Siirt Gendarmerie Command died due to a traffic accident. (03/044) Suspicious Death of a Soldier… Turkish Armed Forces announced on March 4, 2019 that Uğur Çakmak, a soldier on […]

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02 – 04 March 2019 HRFT Documentation Center Daily Human Rights Report

Human Rights Foundation of Turkey Documentation Center[1][2][3][4][5] 02 – 04 March Daily Human Rights Report (03/013) Person Killed in Hatay for Disobeying Stop Warning… It is learned from the news coverage of March 3, 2019 that, 1 person died and 3 people got wounded due to fire opened by gendarmerie to a car for disobeying stop warning in Altınözü district […]

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28 February 2019 HRFT Documentation Center Daily Human Rights Report

Human Rights Foundation of Turkey Documentation Center[1][2][3][4][5] 28 February Daily Human Rights Report (02/363) Torture and Ill-Treatment in Prison… It is learned from the news coverage of February 27, 2019 that, İsmet Taş, a prisoner kept in Tekirdağ F Type Prison No 2 was subjected to physical violence of the wardens. (02/364) Police Intervention Against “I Want My Job Back” […]

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27 February 2019 HRFT Documentation Center Daily Human Rights Report

Human Rights Foundation of Turkey Documentation Center[1][2][3][4][5] 27 February Daily Human Rights Report (02/345) Operations and Attacks in Southeast… It is reported that on February 26, 2019, a soldier felt ill and then died during a patrol mission in rural areas of Yüksekova district of Hakkari. (02/346) Torture and Ill-Treatment in Prison… It is learned from the news coverage of […]

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We stand united against efforts to destroy civil society!

We stand united against efforts to destroy civil society!

Our joint statement against the escalating crackdown on and criminalization of civil society was held today (27 February 2019) at a press conference at Aynalı Geçit in Galatasaray, Istanbul. Speaking at the press conference, our Istanbul representative Ümit Efe said, “We are proud to stand side by side in the face of attacks targeting civil society. We will not get […]

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26 February 2019 HRFT Documentation Center Daily Human Rights Report

Human Rights Foundation of Turkey Documentation Center[1][2][3][4][5] 26 February Daily Human Rights Report (02/335) Torture and Ill-Treatment in Prison… It is learned from the news coverage of February 25, 2019 that 6 prisoners (Ramazan Çeper, Zerdeşt Oduncu, Adem Arslan, Hakan Adıgüzel, Derviş İsmail and Osman Şahin) who are on hunger strike in Edirne F Type Prison were not given vitamin […]

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23 – 25 February 2019 HRFT Documentation Center Daily Human Rights Report

Human Rights Foundation of Turkey Documentation Center[1][2][3][4][5] 23 – 25 February Daily Human Rights Report (02/315) Explosion at Military Post in Ankara… It is learned that 1 of 5 soldiers who were wounded due to the explosion happened during a training at Artillery and Missile School Command in Polatlı district of Ankara on February 20, 2019, died in hospital on […]

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21 February 2019 HRFT Documentation Center Daily Human Rights Report

Human Rights Foundation of Turkey Documentation Center[1][2][3][4][5] 21 February Daily Human Rights Report (02/283) Torture Under Custody in Van… Van Security Directorate made a declaration on February 20, 2019, about torture and ill-treatment that 3 children, O.D. (17, m), Ş.Y. (16, m) and Ö.S. (14, m) were subjected under custody on February 17, 2019 in Van; and denied torture allegations. […]

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20 February 2019 HRFT Documentation Center Daily Human Rights Report

Human Rights Foundation of Turkey Documentation Center[1][2][3][4][5] 20 February Daily Human Rights Report (02/268) Allegation of Forced Disappearance in Ankara… It is learned from the news coverage of February 19, 2019 that, Yasin Ugan (43) and Özgür Kaya (41), were detained and kidnapped by a group of 40 people with automatic weapons who claim themselves as undercover police and raid […]

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