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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 ›
Common Statement By HRFT and IHD About State of Emergency in Turkey

Common Statement By HRFT and IHD About State of Emergency in Turkey

July 21, 2016 To the Press and Public Opinion   No democratic links can be established between the TIMES of EMERGENCY we are living in today, and the “STATE of EMERGENCY LAW” dated October 27, 1983 which was enacted by the Bulend Ulusu Government during the military coup of 12 September, with aim at consolidating the junta rule of that […]

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IRCT: “IRCT Member in Turkey Warns of Torture in the Aftermath of Failed Coup”

IRCT: “IRCT Member in Turkey Warns of Torture in the Aftermath of Failed Coup”

21-07-2016   IRCT member in Turkey Human Rights Foundation of Turkey (HRFT) has released a statement following Friday night’s failed coup d’état in Turkey, expressing its deep concern about the mass arrest of thousands of soldiers and civilians as well as allegations of torture and ill-treatment of detainees. Images have recently surfaced, showing dozens of detainees huddled together naked and […]

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To Press and Public Opinion; Torture is Absolutely Prohibited!

To Press and Public Opinion; Torture is Absolutely Prohibited!

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 of Turkey, we once again underline our stance against military […]

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We are Against Any Kind of Coup d’état, Attempt to Stage Coup d’état, and Anti-democratic Practices and Defend Real Civil Democratic Life and Respect for Human Rights

We are Against Any Kind of Coup d’état, Attempt to Stage Coup d’état, and Anti-democratic Practices and Defend Real Civil Democratic Life and Respect for Human Rights

16 July 2016 On 15 July 2016, there was an attempt to stage coup d’état in Turkey. There is still danger of coup d’état. Many civilians, soldiers and police officers either lost their lives or were injured resulted from violence, clashes during this attempt. Since military vehicles, fighter jets were active in city centres particularly in civilian settlements, neighbourhoods, and […]

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12-15 July 2016 HRFT Daily Human Rights Report

12-15 July 2016 Daily Human Rights Report (07/016) Persons on Trial in Mersin… Mersin Penal Court of First Instance No 14 started on 13 July 2016 to hear the case against 21 persons including Secretary General of the federation of public servants’ unions KESK Hasan Toprak launched in connection with a public statement in front of the Mersin Court House. [...] Read more ›

1-11 July 2016 HRFT Daily Human Rights Report

1-11 July 2016 Daily Human Rights Report (07/001) Persons Killed during Curfews… The body of a male was found on 10 July 2016 in Yeni Mahalle quarter of İdil district in Şırnak where the military operations were completed on 31 March 2016. According to the news appeared in the press on 6 July 2016, bodies of 2 males and 1 [...] Read more ›
IRCT: “The IRCT Executive Committee Currently Discussing Possible Further Action in Support of Dr. Şebnem Korur Fincancı”

IRCT: “The IRCT Executive Committee Currently Discussing Possible Further Action in Support of Dr. Şebnem Korur Fincancı”

01-07-2016 The IRCT welcomes the decision to release Sebnem Korur Fincanci, president of IRCT member centre Human Rights Foundation of Turkey. Dr Korur was arrested and detained on Monday, 20 June 2016, along with journalist Ahmet Nesin and Erol Önderoğlu (Reporters Without Borders) for her participation in a campaign against the suppression and investigation of the Özgür Gündem Journal. Dr […]

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Statement on Arrest of the President of Human Rights Foundation of Turkey from the Parliament of Finland

Statement on Arrest of the President of Human Rights Foundation of Turkey from the Parliament of Finland

30.06.2016 We, members of the Human Rights Group of the Parliament of Finland are deeply worried about the recent developments in Turkey pertaining to freedom of the media and of expression and deterioration of the situation of human rights and Rule of Law in Turkey.    We are especially concerned by the news of arrest on 20.6.2016 of the President […]

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These Releases are by Virtue of Great Efforts and Solidarity of All!

These Releases are by Virtue of Great Efforts and Solidarity of All!

30.06.2016 We are happy to inform you that 13th High Criminal Court has just issued interlocutory decision of release for Şebnem Korur Fincancı (President of Human Rights Foundation of Turkey, HRFT) and Erol Önderoğlu (Turkey Representative of Reporters without Borders), who were arrested together with Ahmet Nesin (Journalist) on 20 June 2016 on charges of “making terror propaganda” through content and visual of […]

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