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Curfews in Turkey Between 16 August 2015 – 12 December 2015

Curfews in Turkey

NOTE on DECLARED CURFEWS in TURKEY BETWEEN 16 AUGUST 2015 – 12 DECEMBER 2015 ACCORDING to the DATA of HRFT DOCUMENTATION CENTER   Since August 16, there has been 52 open-ended and round-the-clock curfews in 17 provinces of 7 cities that approximately 1,299,061 people resides (2014 population census), according to ...

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EuroMed Rights, FIDH, Human Rights Association (İHD), Human Rights Foundation of Turkey (HRFT) and Helsinki Citizens’ Assembly strongly condemn escalating violence and serious human rights violations in Turkey


Public Statement 21.09.2015                 Paris-Ankara-İstanbul (21 September 2015) – EuroMed Rights, FIDH (International Federation for Human Rights), the Human Rights Association (İHD), the Human Rights Foundation of                   Turkey (HRFT) and the Helsinki Citizens’ Assembly call on the Turkish government to immediately halt the ...

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Force Feeding of the Prisoners on Hunger Strike Cannot Be Acceptable!


12 August 2015 In spite of the opposition of the Israel Medical Association (IMA), the amendment “Preventing Harm Caused by Hunger Strikes” recently adopted by the Israeli Parliament opened the way to have prisoners on hunger strike to be forcibly fed by physicians. We heard with deep concern that on August 10th Palestinian prisoner ...

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