Category: STATEMENTS

Joint Statement by TIHV-IHD: International Day in Support of Victims of Torture 26 June

Joint Statement by TIHV-IHD: International Day in Support of Victims of Torture 26 June

26 June, International Day in Support of Victims of Torture In year 1984, “United Nations accepted the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment” and the convention became valid on 26 June 2018 after adequate number of states signed. 10 years later on 1997 UN General Council underlined the importance of the convention and declared […]

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Curfews in Turkey Between the Dates 16 August 2015 – 1 June 2018

Curfews in Turkey Between the Dates 16 August 2015 – 1 June 2018

01.06.2018 According to the information gathered by the Human Rights Foundation of Turkey Documentation Center, between 16 August 2015 and 1 June 2018, there has been at least 314 officially confirmed round-the-clock [all daylong] and/or open-ended curfews in 11 cities and at least 49 districts of Turkey. The relevant cities and districts that curfews implemented are as follow: DİYARBAKIR (178 […]

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JOINT STATEMENT ON THE ROBOSKI MASSACRE DECISION OF THE ECTHR

JOINT STATEMENT ON THE ROBOSKI MASSACRE DECISION OF THE ECTHR

JOINT STATEMENT ON THE ROBOSKI MASSACRE DECISION OF THE ECTHR 23 May 2018, Ankara- Diyarbakır Last week the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) found the application about Roboski massacre which is one of the gravest in the history of Turkey, “inadmissible” on the grounds that the domestic remedies were not exhausted. (Selahattin Encü and Others v. Turkey, no. 49976/16, […]

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We Will Not Allow Liquidation of Human Rights Values

We Will Not Allow Liquidation of Human Rights Values

10th of December Human Rights Day We Are Against State of Emergency, Violence and War We Defend Right to Peace 9th of December 2017 The December 10, 2017 marked the 69th anniversary of the adoption and declaration of the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights. For a world in which grief caused by wars will not happen again and peace […]

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İHD Genel Merkez Yönetileri Gözaltında

Board Members and Staff of Human Rights Association are under Police Detention

November 9, 2017 Öztürk Türkdoğan, President of Human Rights Association(HRA), Ms Sevim Salihoğlu, Treasurer of the HRA, Ms Derya Uysal, Member of the Central Management Board of HRA and Ms Besra Varli, staff of the HRA  were taken under police custody at noon of 9 November 2017 (today) before the Human Rights Monument at Yüksel Avenue in Ankara. Human Rights […]

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The Hearing for the Right Defenders will be Held Today

The Hearing for the Right Defenders will be Held Today

STATEMENT FOR THE PRESS AND THE PUBLIC The right to defend our rights is a fundamental right. We demand the release of rights defenders and revocation of the investigations and cases filed against them ! 24 October 2017 As we explained in detail in the file notes[1] announced to the public on 11 July, 14 August and 8 September 2017, […]

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

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 good medical practice, should be immediately ended!  28.10.2016 Dear friends, […]

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Values and Implementation of Good Medical Practice Cannot Be Prosecuted!

Values and Implementation of Good Medical Practice Cannot Be Prosecuted!

21.10.2016 Confinement of MD. Serdar Küni, former President of Şırnak Medical Association and HRFT Cizre Reference Center Representative, who has been, all through his life, guided only by good medical practice, should be immediately ended! Practicing medicine on the basis of the fundamental values of the profession is a very difficult task in the context of the armed conflicts that […]

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Open Letter From Human Rights Organisations!

Open Letter From Human Rights Organisations!

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 Mr Mehmet Metiner to Hülya Özmen Karabağlı the correspondent of […]

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Closure of Özgür Gündem Daily is Unlawful!

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 decision to the Daily, Ozgur Gundem’s headquarter located in Istanbul […]

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