Category: 2015

4 December 2015 HRFT Daily Human Rights Report

4 December 2015 Daily Human Rights Report (12/015) Curfew in Sur… The curfew declared on 2 December 2015 in 6 quarters of the Sur district in Diyarbakır continued on 3 November 2015. This is the 6th curfew in the district. Mehmet Demirel was shot to death by the police nearby the Dört Ayaklı Minare in Sur district where Tahir Elçi [...] Read more ›

1-3 December 2015 HRFT Daily Human Rights Report

1-3 December 2015 Daily HUman Rights Report (12/001) Tahir Elçi Murdered… The investigation concerning the killing of Tahir Elçi is ongoing. He was shot to death on 28 November 2015 when an armed clash broke out in Sur district of Diyarbakır. According to the news appeared in the press, the bullet which killed Tahir Elçi was found during the 3rd [...] Read more ›

26-30 November 2015 HRFT Daily Human Rights Report

26-30 November 2015 Daily Human Rights Report (11/162) Tahir Elçi Murdered… Diyarbakır Bar Association Chairperson Tahir Elçi was killed on 28 November 2015 in Sur district of Diyarbakır. 2 police officers were killed when 2 persons opened fire against them from a taxi nearby the Dört Ayaklı Minare in Sur district where a public statement was held. The attackers started [...] Read more ›

21-25 November 2015 HRFT Daily Human Rights Report

21-25 November 2015 Daily Human Rights Report (11/125) Nusaybin Blockaded… The blockade and operations conducted under the decision of curfew reached its 11th day as of 23 November 2015. Muhammed Altunkaynak died on 19 November 2015 in Abdulkadir Paşa quarter with shrapnel pieces when a bomb exploded on his way back home. Nurhan Kaplan (45) was killed on 20 November [...] Read more ›

20 November 2015 HRFT Daily Human Rights Report

20 November 2015 Daily Human Rights Report (11/117) Curfew in Nusaybin… The curfew in Nusaybin district of Mardin reached its 8th day as of 20 November 2015. Musur Aslan(19) was shot at head and killed during the operations conducted on 19 November 2015 in Abdulkadir Paşa quarter of the district. Emin Öz (55) reportedly committed suicide on the grounds that [...] Read more ›

19 November 2015 HRFT Daily Human Rights Report

19 November 2015 Daily Human Rights Report (11/111) Curfew in Nusaybin… The curfew in Nusaybin district of Mardin reached its 7th day on 19 November 2015. Special Forces conducted operations on 18 November 2015 and Hasan Dal (45) was killed when his house in Abdulkadirpaşa quarter was attacked with grenade thrower. Special Forces also opened fire in the same quarter [...] Read more ›

13-18 November 2015 HRFT Daily Human Rights Report

13-18 November 2015 Daily Human Rights Report (11/075) Silvan Blockaded… The 6th curfew in Silvan district of Diyarbakır ended on its 12th day as of 14 November 2015. Operations of security forces and clashes continued in the district. Since the first curfew started on 16 August 2015, 15 persons were killed in Silvan. On 14 November 2015, military troops and [...] Read more ›

12 November 2015 HRFT Daily Human Rights Report

12 November 2015 Daily Human Rights Report (11/067) Silvan Blockaded… The 6th curfew in Silvan district of Diyarbakır reached its 10th day as of 12 November 2015 and operations of security forces and clashes continued in the district. Since the first curfew started on 16 August 2015, 14 persons were killed in Silvan. On 12 November 2015, A.G. (7) and [...] Read more ›

11 November 2015 HRFT Daily Human Rights Report

11 November 2015 HRFT Daily Human Rights Report (11/056) Silvan Blockaded… The 6th curfew in Silvan district of Diyarbakır reached its 9th day as of 11 November 2015 and operations of security forces and clashes continued in the district. Since the first curfew started on 16 August 2015, 14 persons were killed in Silvan. On 11 November 2015, a military operation [...] Read more ›

10 November 2015 HRFT Daily Human Rights Report

10 November 2015 Daily Human Rights Report (11/050) Persons Killed by the Police in Diyarbakır… Mehmet Gündüz (Yavuz) (45) was shot to death and Seyfettin Kurt (44), Kudbettin Çiçek and Abdulsamet Kesici (50) were wounded when the police opened fire against a coffee house during the operations on 9 November 2015 in Silvan district of Diyarbakır where curfew was implemented [...] Read more ›