Category: STATEMENTS

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

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 violence and ensure that any security measure complies fully with […]

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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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