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Solidarity Call For the First Hearing of Professor Şebnem Korur Fincancı!

Solidarity Call For the First Hearing of Professor Şebnem Korur Fincancı!

11.10.2016 Dear friends, The first hearing of the case concerning Prof. Dr. Şebnem Korur Fincancı (HRFT President), Erol Önderoğlu (Reporters Without Borders’ representative in Turkey), and Ahmet Nesin (JournalistWriter) will be held at the İstanbul Çağlayan 13th Heavy Penal Court on Tuesday, November 8th, 2016 at 15PM. After being arrested on June 20, 2016, for their solidarity with the Ozgur […]

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10-27 September 2016 HRFT Daily Human Rights Report

(09/023) Operations and Attacks in the Southeast… 3 militants were reportedly killed during the military operations conducted on 20 September 2016 in the rural area of Tunceli. Temporary village guard Ahmet Budak who was also precious MP candidate of Justice and development Party (AKP), was shot to death on 14 September 2016in front of is house in Şemdinli district of [...] Read more ›
FIDH Statement on Turkey: ’Academics for Peace’ Suffer Purge

FIDH Statement on Turkey: ’Academics for Peace’ Suffer Purge

12/09/2016 PRESS RELEASE (Brussels, Paris, Ankara) FIDH and its member organisations in Turkey, IHD and Human Rights Foundation of Turkey (HRFT) strongly condemn the dismissal of the ’Academics for Peace’, including Prof Dr Ümit Biçer, Member of the HRFT Directors Board, from their positions in public higher education, by a decree having force of law within the scope of the […]

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26-31 August 2016 HRFT Daily Human Rights Report

26-31 August 2016 Daily Human Rights Report (08/082) Operations and Attacks in the Southeast… Security Dirctorate in Cizre district of Şırnak was attacked on 26 August 2016 with a bomb vehicle. 11 police officers were killed, 75 police officers and 3 civilians were wounded during the attack. 1 soldier who was wounded during an armed clash on 27 August 2016 [...] Read more ›
Curfews Between August 16, 2015 – August 16, 2016 and Civilians Who Lost Their Lives

Curfews Between August 16, 2015 – August 16, 2016 and Civilians Who Lost Their Lives

21.08.2016 Curfews are implemented in southeastern Turkey since the collapse of resolution process in July 2015, yet their unlawfulness is even declared by the Venice Commission on their official Opinion on the legal framework of governing curfews.[1] The yearlong in-between August 16, 2015 and August 16, 2016 there has been at least 111 officially confirmed, open-ended and round-the-clock [all daylong] […]

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9-11 August 2016 HRFT Daily Human Rights Report

9-11 August 2016 Daily Human Rights Report (08/034) Detentions and Arrests… The police conducted operations on 10 August 2016 against Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) and Democratic Regions Party (DBP). 40 persons including Hakan Ergün, worker with the Kurdish daily Azadiya Welat, were detained during the operations. The police conducted operations on 9 August 2016 in Van and its districts. 13 persons [...] Read more ›

6-8 August 2016 HRFT Daily Human Rights Report

6-8 August 2016 Daily Human Rights Report (08/024) Death in Custody in İstanbul… History teacher Gökhan Açıkkolu who was detained on 23 July 2016 during the operations conducted following coup d’état attempt on 15 July 2016 in Turkey by the junta called “Yurtta Sulh Konseyi / Peace at Hoe Council” in the military allegedly had heart attack on 5 August [...] Read more ›

1-2 August 2016 HRFT Daily Human Rights Report

1-2 August 2016 Daily Human Rights Report (08/001) Operations and Attacks in the Southeast… On 1 August 2016, Governorate of Hakkari imposed curfew for 3 days in Şapatan village and its hamlets Serero (İncesu) and Bêtyo (Dereboyu) in Şemdinli district on the grounds of military operations to be conducted in the region. 2 soldiers were reportedly wounded when an armed [...] Read more ›

23-29 July 2016 HRFT Daily Human Rights Report

23-29 July 2016 Daily Human Rights Report (07/071) 15 July 2016 Coup d’État Attempt… Following coup d’état attempt on 15 July 2016 in Turkey by the junta called “Yurtta Sulh Konseyi / Peace at Hoe Council” in the military, measures continued to be taken against Gülenist Movement in the Turkish Army, bureaucracy, and non-governmental organisations. Amnesty International made an announcement [...] Read more ›

16-22 July 2016 HRFT Daily Human Rights Report

16-22 July 2016 Daily Human Rights Report (07/036) Coup Attempt in Turkey… A junta in the military allegedly related to Gülenist Movement attempted a coup d’état on 15 July 2016 in Turkey The attempt started by closing both bridges on the Bosporus in İstanbul and low approach of war planes in Ankara. The clashes continued the whole night and the [...] Read more ›