Category: HEADLINE

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 ›
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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