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

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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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Open Letter From Human Rights Organisations!

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OPEN LETTER   to the Bureau of the Turkish Grand National Assembly    From the Human Rights Organisations    13 October 2016   Distinguished Speaker, We write you this letter with reference to the statement of 1 October 2016 made by AK Party Deputy and Chairperson of TGNA Prisons Sub-Committee ...

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Closure of Özgür Gündem Daily is Unlawful!

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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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26 July 2016 To the Press and Public Opinion THE DECREE DEVISED WITHIN THE SCOPE OF THE EMERGENCY STATE LAW AND IGNORING HUMAN RIGHTS AND FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES OF RULE OF LAW SHOULD BE URGENTLY REVOKED!   As the Human Rights Association (HRA) and the Human Rights Foundation of Turkey (HRFT), ...

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To Press and Public Opinion; Torture is Absolutely Prohibited!

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July 19, 2016 To Press and Public Opinion Torture is absolutely prohibited! No exceptional circumstances whatsoever, whether a state of war or a threat of war, internal political instability or any other public emergence, may be invoked as a justification of torture.  As the two most prominent human rights institutions ...

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Death Penalty Can Not Be Brought Back!

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July 18, 2016 Following the coup attempt on July 15, bringing back the death penalty is put on agenda once again, with the discussions regarding the punishment of the coup plotters. Turkish penal laws and regulations contain ample clauses that define the punishments to be given to coup plotters. The ...

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