Category: HEADLINE

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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Curfews in Turkey Between the Dates 16 August 2015 – 1 January 2019

Curfews in Turkey Between the Dates 16 August 2015 – 1 January 2019

CURFEWS IN TURKEY Between 16 August 2015 – 1 January 2019   01.01.2019 According to the information gathered by the Human Rights Foundation of Turkey Documentation Center, between 16 August 2015 and 1 January 2019, there have been at least 351 officially confirmed round-the-clock [all daylong] and/or open-ended curfews in 11 cities and at least 51 districts of Turkey. The […]

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10 December Human Rights Day: We will not let human rights values be discarded

10 December Human Rights Day: We will not let human rights values be discarded

10 December Human Rights Day   WE WILL NOT LET HUMAN RIGHTS VALUES BE DISCARDED IN ANY WAY!   10 December 2018 marks the 70th anniversary of the day the United Nations (UN) General Assembly adopted and proclaimed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Debates, which had started during WWII with its gross destruction and devastation to ensure that similar […]

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Treatment and Rehabilitation Centres Report 2017

Treatment and Rehabilitation Centres Report 2017

You can reach Human Rights Foundation of Turkey’s Treatment and Rehabilitation Centres 2017 report through here

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Curfews in Turkey Between the Dates 16 August 2015 – 1 October 2018

Curfews in Turkey Between the Dates 16 August 2015 – 1 October 2018

  01.10.2018 According to the information gathered by the Human Rights Foundation of Turkey Documentation Center, between 16 August 2015 and 1 October 2018, there has been at least 332 officially confirmed round-the-clock [all daylong] and/or open-ended curfews in 11 cities and at least 50 districts of Turkey. The relevant cities and districts that curfews implemented are as follow: DİYARBAKIR […]

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Joint Statement by TIHV-IHD: International Day in Support of Victims of Torture 26 June

Joint Statement by TIHV-IHD: International Day in Support of Victims of Torture 26 June

26 June, International Day in Support of Victims of Torture In year 1984, “United Nations accepted the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment” and the convention became valid on 26 June 2018 after adequate number of states signed. 10 years later on 1997 UN General Council underlined the importance of the convention and declared […]

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Curfews in Turkey Between the Dates 16 August 2015 – 1 June 2018

Curfews in Turkey Between the Dates 16 August 2015 – 1 June 2018

01.06.2018 According to the information gathered by the Human Rights Foundation of Turkey Documentation Center, between 16 August 2015 and 1 June 2018, there has been at least 314 officially confirmed round-the-clock [all daylong] and/or open-ended curfews in 11 cities and at least 49 districts of Turkey. The relevant cities and districts that curfews implemented are as follow: DİYARBAKIR (178 […]

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JOINT STATEMENT ON THE ROBOSKI MASSACRE DECISION OF THE ECTHR

JOINT STATEMENT ON THE ROBOSKI MASSACRE DECISION OF THE ECTHR

JOINT STATEMENT ON THE ROBOSKI MASSACRE DECISION OF THE ECTHR 23 May 2018, Ankara- Diyarbakır Last week the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) found the application about Roboski massacre which is one of the gravest in the history of Turkey, “inadmissible” on the grounds that the domestic remedies were not exhausted. (Selahattin Encü and Others v. Turkey, no. 49976/16, […]

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War Kills! No to War! We Want Peace!

War Kills! No to War! We Want Peace!

21 Jan 2018 The statements of the Turkish political authority regarding military intervention into Afrin in Syrian lands turned into a hot war on 20 January 2018. The air operation to Afrin was launched subsequent to the statements of the President of the Republic and then of General Staff. Additionally, it is understood from the images of the press that […]

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Curfews in Turkey Between the Dates 16 August 2015 – 1 January 2018

Curfews in Turkey Between the Dates 16 August 2015 – 1 January 2018

04.01.2018 According to the information gathered by the Human Rights Foundation of Turkey Documentation Center, between 16 August 2015 and 1 January 2018, there has been at least 289 officially confirmed round-the-clock [all daylong] and/or open-ended curfews in 11 cities and at least 49 districts of Turkey. The relevant cities and districts that curfews implemented are as follow: DİYARBAKIR (159 [...] Read more ›