Category: HEADLINE

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 ›
We Will Not Allow Liquidation of Human Rights Values

We Will Not Allow Liquidation of Human Rights Values

10th of December Human Rights Day We Are Against State of Emergency, Violence and War We Defend Right to Peace 9th of December 2017 The December 10, 2017 marked the 69th anniversary of the adoption and declaration of the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights. For a world in which grief caused by wars will not happen again and peace […]

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İHD Genel Merkez Yönetileri Gözaltında

Board Members and Staff of Human Rights Association are under Police Detention

November 9, 2017 Öztürk Türkdoğan, President of Human Rights Association(HRA), Ms Sevim Salihoğlu, Treasurer of the HRA, Ms Derya Uysal, Member of the Central Management Board of HRA and Ms Besra Varli, staff of the HRA  were taken under police custody at noon of 9 November 2017 (today) before the Human Rights Monument at Yüksel Avenue in Ankara. Human Rights […]

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

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

01.11.2017 According to the information gathered by the Human Rights Foundation of Turkey Documentation Center, between 16 August 2015 and 1 November 2017, there has been at least 268 officially confirmed round-the-clock [all daylong] and/or open-ended curfews in 11 cities and at least 47 districts of Turkey. The relevant cities and districts that curfews implemented are as follow: DİYARBAKIR (145 […]

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The Hearing for the Right Defenders will be Held Today

The Hearing for the Right Defenders will be Held Today

STATEMENT FOR THE PRESS AND THE PUBLIC The right to defend our rights is a fundamental right. We demand the release of rights defenders and revocation of the investigations and cases filed against them ! 24 October 2017 As we explained in detail in the file notes[1] announced to the public on 11 July, 14 August and 8 September 2017, […]

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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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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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