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Call of Action for HRFT Cizre Representative MD.Serdar Küni!


With this Call of Action, HRFT calls all its friends and colleagues to take action for MD. Serdar Küni, HRFT Cizre Center Representative, who was arrested on October 19, 2016, with groundless allegations concerning his professional practices.Confinement of MD. Küni, who has been all through his life guided only by ...

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Solidarity Call For the First Hearing of Professor Şebnem Korur Fincancı!

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11.10.2016 Dear friends, The first hearing of the case concerning Prof. Dr. Şebnem Korur Fincancı (HRFT President), Erol Önderoğlu (Reporters Without Borders’ representative in Turkey), and Ahmet Nesin (JournalistWriter) will be held at the İstanbul Çağlayan 13th Heavy Penal Court on Tuesday, November 8th, 2016 at 15PM. After being arrested ...

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Urgent Call on The Dismissal of Academics for Peace, including Member of the HRFT Directors Board Prof. Dr. Ümit Biçer, From Their Posts at the Universities


                                                04.09.2016   Urgent call: The dismissal of Academics for Peace, including Prof. Dr. Ümit Biçer, Member of the HRFT Directors Board, from their posts at the universities, is completely unacceptable and should be immediately revoked! Dear Madame/Sir, Upon the declaration of the State of Emergency, we have urged, ...

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Closure of Özgür Gündem Daily is Unlawful!


August 17, 2016 WE CONDEMN THE CLOSURE OF THE DAILY AND THE RAID OF ITS HEADQUARTER Ozgur Gundem Daily was shut down on August 16, 2016 by the decision of Istanbul 8th Criminal Court of Peace, on completely arbitrary grounds lacking any lawful basis. Before the disclosure of this unlawful ...

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PHR Report on Southeastern Turkey: Health Care Under Siege


Crackdown in county’s restive southeast a grave foreshadowing of Turkey’s strong-arm tactics New York, NY – 09/08/2016 Over the past year, Turkish security forces have deliberately and unlawfully imposed a virtual state of emergency across the country’s southeast, according to a new report from Physicians for Human Rights (PHR). That ...

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