Category: HEADLINE

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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Information Note on the First Hearing of the Trial of HRFT Cizre Representative Serdar Küni MD.

Information Note on the First Hearing of the Trial of HRFT Cizre Representative Serdar Küni MD.

15 March 2017 Good Medical Practice Cannot be Prosecuted! The first hearing of the case concerning Human Rights Foundation of Turkey Cizre Representative and former president of the Şırnak Medical Chamber Serdar Küni MD., who was detained for almost 5 months, was held on March 13th, 2017, at the Şırnak 2nd Heavy Penal Court. By this trial, a mervellous solidarity […]

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URGENT CALL FOR ACTION: Chairperson of Human Rights Association (İHD) Diyarbakır Branch and Vice-Chairperson of İHD Headquarters M.Raci Bilici Must Immediately be Released!

URGENT CALL FOR ACTION: Chairperson of Human Rights Association (İHD) Diyarbakır Branch and Vice-Chairperson of İHD Headquarters M.Raci Bilici Must Immediately be Released!

15 March 2017 Chairperson of Human Rights Association (İHD) Diyarbakır Branch and Vice-Chairperson of İHD Headquarters M.Raci Bilici has been arrested this morning (March 15,2017) and still in custody at Diyarbakır Anti-Terror Branch. By this operation, along with Raci Bilici, 11 old and new representatives of the NGOs in Diyarbakır have been arrested. According to the information obtained by the […]

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IRCT Calls for Immediate Release of Human Rights Foundation of Turkey Representative Dr. Serdar Küni

IRCT Calls for Immediate Release of Human Rights Foundation of Turkey Representative Dr. Serdar Küni

13 March 2017 Today, in Sirnak, Turkey, Dr Serdar Kuni will stand trial accused of providing medical treatment to alleged members of Kurdish armed groups. This is a direct violation of Turkey’s international legal obligations to protection of health professionals in order to allow them to fulfil their duties to provide care for those in need, without regard to any […]

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Call For the Internationally Participated Forum on Good Medical Practice and the Trial of MD.Serdar Küni!

Call For the Internationally Participated Forum on Good Medical Practice and the Trial of MD.Serdar Küni!

March, 7, 2017 The first hearing of the case concerning former President of Şırnak Medical Association and HRFT Cizre Reference Center Representative MD.Serdar Küni, who is “detained” now for approximately 5 months, will be held at the Şırnak 2nd Heavy Penal Court on Monday, March 13th, 2017 at 1.45 pm. Serdar Küni, who has been, despite immense difficulties, decisively practicing […]

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Information Note on the Second Hearing of the Trial of Prof.Şebnem Korur Fincancı, Erol Önderoğlu and Ahmet Nesin

Information Note on the Second Hearing of the Trial of Prof.Şebnem Korur Fincancı, Erol Önderoğlu and Ahmet Nesin

January 12th, 2017 Dear friends and colleagues, As you know, Prof. Dr. Şebnem Korur Fincancı (HRFT President and a member of the Independent Forensic Expert Group), Erol Önderoğlu (Reporters Without Borders’ representative in Turkey), and Ahmet Nesin (Journalist-Writer) have been tried for serving as the editors-in-chief-on-watch for one day, in the scope of a campaign of solidarity with the Özgür […]

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IRCT to Observe Second Hearing of President of Human Rights Foundation of Turkey

IRCT to Observe Second Hearing of President of Human Rights Foundation of Turkey

10 January 2017 On 11 January, the second hearing of Professor Sebnem Korur Fincanci, President of the Human Rights Foundation Turkey (an IRCT member) and a member of the Independent Forensic Expert Group (IFEG) will take place in Istanbul. IRCT Director for Governance and Policy, Miriam Reventlow, will join a delegation of human rights defenders to observe the hearing. The […]

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