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Observation Report by TTB ‐ SES ‐ TİHV ‐ TPD delegations to Nusaybin, Cizre, Silopi, Van, Bitlis and Tatvan

Observation Report by TTB ‐ SES ‐ TİHV ‐ TPD delegations to Nusaybin, Cizre, Silopi, Van, Bitlis and Tatvan

15.08.2015 …We regret to state that recently there have been many cases and events stemming from the environment of armed conflict where there are threats and assaults to health workers and health facilities (including ambulances) and interventions to working environments including denial of professional independence.   In order to observe the state of people affected directly or indirectly by armed conflict, […]

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

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 Lawyer Muhammed Allan for whom the Red Cross authorities announced […]

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HRFT Calls Everyone to Support the Struggle Against Torture!

HRFT Calls Everyone to Support the Struggle Against Torture!

Since our establishment in 1990, particularly with our founder Human Rights Association (İHD) and with other Organisations, we are as HRFT organize meetings, press confreneces, cultural events and demonstrations on each 26th of June to empower us all in this struggle against torture and for the solidarity with the torture survivors. You can view our report about this years events […]

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HRFT Events Report for 26th of June Solidarity Day with Torture Survivors

HRFT Events Report for 26th of June Solidarity Day with Torture Survivors

Since our establishment in 1990, particularly with our founder Human Rights Association (HRA) and with other Organisations, we are as HRFT organize meetings, press confreneces, cultural events and demonstrations on each June, 26th to empower us all in this struggle against torture and for the solidarity with the torture survivors. You can view our report about this years event in […]

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Training of İstanbul Protocol was held in Cizre!

On June the 13-14th 2015, a training programme about “The Manual on Effective Investigation and Documentation of Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, commonly known as the Istanbul Protocol” with the participation of physicians and lawyers who are dealing with traumatized people was held by Assoc. Prof. Halis Ulaş, Prof. Ümit Biçer and Att. Senem Doğanoğlu in Cizre. The reason […]

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IRCT: “Turkey cracks down on NGOs, fines Human Rights Foundation of Turkey”

IRCT: “Turkey cracks down on NGOs, fines Human Rights Foundation of Turkey”

The IRCT network embraces today 144 rehabilitation centres and programmes from all over the world, representing an international movement against torture and for victims of torture. As one of the members of this Council we thank IRCT  for their support to HRFT.        Turkey cracks down on civil society organisations, fines Human Rights Foundation of Turkey 27-03-2015 The Human […]

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Brief Summary Observation Report of Yazidi Refugee Camps

Brief Summary Observation Report of Yazidi Refugee Camps

August 22, 2014 16-17 AUGUST 2014 BRIEF SUMMARY OBSERVATION REPORT of YAZIDI REFUGEE CAMPS in SİLOPİ-CİZRE-MİDYAT On the 16th and 17th of August, 2014, the activists of the HRFT Care for Caregivers Programme made a study visit to the places where the Yazidi refugees from Shengal is residing at the moment. This visit was aiming to give psycho social support training to […]

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Medical Evaluation of Gezi Cases of HRFT

Medical Evaluation of Gezi Cases of HRFT

                                 Click here to read the Medical Evaluation of Gezi Cases of Human Rights Foundation of Turkey. Read more ›