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We Lost Helmut Oberdiek, one of the Founders of HRFT Documentation Center…

We Lost Helmut Oberdiek, one of the Founders of HRFT Documentation Center…

April 28, 2016 We are deeply saddened by the loss of our valuable friend Helmut Oberdiek, whose contributions are inutterable to Human Rights Foundation of Turkey from the very first day back in 1990. Following the 1980 coup d’etat, Helmut was the director of Amnesty International Turkey Office and was always striving against human rights violations in those dark days. Later on, […]

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Fact Sheet on Declared Curfews Between August 16, 2015 and April 20, 2016 and Civilians who Lost Their Lives

Fact Sheet on Declared Curfews Between August 16, 2015 and April 20, 2016 and Civilians who Lost Their Lives

FACT SHEET on DECLARED CURFEWS BETWEEN AUGUST 16, 2015 and APRIL 20, 2016 and CIVILIANS WHO LOST THEIR LIVES ACCORDING to the DATA of HUMAN RIGHTS FOUNDATION of TURKEY DOCUMENTATION CENTER   Between the dates August 16, 2015 and April 20, 2016 there has been 65 officially confirmed, open-ended and round-the-clock [all daylong] curfews in at least 22 districts of […]

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Turkey: Security Trumping Human Rights, Free Expression Under Threat

Turkey: Security Trumping Human Rights, Free Expression Under Threat

14 .04.2016 (You can also read this statement in Turkish.) “Respect for human rights has deteriorated at an alarming speed in recent months in the context of Turkey’s fight against terrorism” said Nils Muižnieks, the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights at the end of a nine- day visit to Istanbul, Diyarbakir and Ankara. The topics of the visit were […]

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Fact Sheet on Declared Curfews Between  August 16th, 2015 and March 18th, 2016 and Civilians who Lost their Lives

Fact Sheet on Declared Curfews Between August 16th, 2015 and March 18th, 2016 and Civilians who Lost their Lives

FACT SHEET on DECLARED CURFEWS BETWEEN AUGUST 16th, 2015 and MARCH 18th, 2016 and CIVILIANS WHO LOST THEIR LIVES ACCORDING to the DATA of  HUMAN RIGHTS FOUNDATION of TURKEY DOCUMENTATION CENTER 22.03.2016 Between the dates August 16th, 2015 and March 18th, 2016 there has been 63 officially confirmed, open-ended and round-the-clock [all daylong] curfews in at least 22 districts of […]

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RECENT Fact Sheet on Curfews in Turkey Between the dates 16 August 2015-5 February 2016

RECENT Fact Sheet on Curfews in Turkey Between the dates 16 August 2015-5 February 2016

06.02.2016 Between the dates August 16th, 2015 and February 5th, 2016 there has been 58 officially confirmed, open-ended and round-the-clock [all daylong] curfews in at least 19 districts of 7 cities in Southeastern Turkey. These cities are as follow; Diyarbakır (32 times), Şırnak (7 times) ve Mardin (11 times), Hakkâri (4 times), Muş (1 time), Elazığ (1 time) and Batman […]

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Fact Sheet on Declared Curfews Between  16 August 2015 – 21 January 2016 and Violations of Right to Life Against Civilians

Fact Sheet on Declared Curfews Between 16 August 2015 – 21 January 2016 and Violations of Right to Life Against Civilians

23.01.2016  Click here to reach the detailed table. Click here to reach the pdf version of this fact sheet. As of 16 August 2015, there has been 58 officially confirmed, open-ended and round-the-clock curfews in at least 19 districts of 7 cities (Diyarbakır, Şırnak, Mardin, Hakkâri, Elazığ, Muş, Batman) that approximately 1 million 377 thousand people resides (according to the […]

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FACT SHEET on DECLARED CURFEWS in TURKEY BETWEEN  11 DECEMBER 2015 – 8 JANUARY 2016

FACT SHEET on DECLARED CURFEWS in TURKEY BETWEEN 11 DECEMBER 2015 – 8 JANUARY 2016

FACT SHEET on DECLARED CURFEWS BETWEEN 11 DECEMBER 2015 – 8 JANUARY 2016 and VIOLATIONS of RIGHT TO LIFE AGAINST CIVILIANS ACCORDING to the DATA of HRFT DOCUMENTATION CENTER 09.01.2016                          You can download the pdf version of this fact sheet here. You can download the detailed table of […]

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Urgent Call from Turkey’s Human Rights Organizations to the International Community

Urgent Call from Turkey’s Human Rights Organizations to the International Community

6 January 2015 With the interruption of the peace talks, the government of Turkey started, in mid-August, to implement a security policy that unlawfully restricts fundamental rights and freedoms in those cities and towns largely populated by Kurds. Since August 2015, long-term and consecutive curfews have been declared in the provinces of, and the towns attached to Şırnak, Mardin, Diyarbakır, […]

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FACT SHEET on Declared Curfews Between 11-25 December and Violations of Right to Life Against Civilians

FACT SHEET on Declared Curfews Between 11-25 December and Violations of Right to Life Against Civilians

FACT SHEET on DECLARED CURFEWS BETWEEN 11-25 DECEMBER 2015 and VIOLATIONS of RIGHT TO LIFE AGAINST CIVILIANS  ACCORDING to the DATA of HRFT DOCUMENTATION CENTER (Deatiled table is revised on 31 December 2015) 26.12.2015   Since 16 August 2015, there has been 56 officially confirmed, open-ended and round-the-clock curfews in 17 districts of 7 cities (primarily Diyarbakır, Şırnak, Mardin and […]

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Curfews in Turkey Between 16 August 2015 – 12 December 2015

Curfews in Turkey Between 16 August 2015 – 12 December 2015

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 the data that we could confirm as HRFT Documentation Center. […]

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