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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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War Kills! No to War! We Want Peace!

War Kills! No to War! We Want Peace!

21 Jan 2018 The statements of the Turkish political authority regarding military intervention into Afrin in Syrian lands turned into a hot war on 20 January 2018. The air operation to Afrin was launched subsequent to the statements of the President of the Republic and then of General Staff. Additionally, it is understood from the images of the press that […]

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

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

04.01.2018 According to the information gathered by the Human Rights Foundation of Turkey Documentation Center, between 16 August 2015 and 1 January 2018, there has been at least 289 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 (159 [...] Read more ›
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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Curfews in Turkey Between the Dates 16 August 2015 – 1 November 2017

Curfews in Turkey Between the Dates 16 August 2015 – 1 November 2017

01.11.2017 According to the information gathered by the Human Rights Foundation of Turkey Documentation Center, between 16 August 2015 and 1 November 2017, there has been at least 268 officially confirmed round-the-clock [all daylong] and/or open-ended curfews in 11 cities and at least 47 districts of Turkey. The relevant cities and districts that curfews implemented are as follow: DİYARBAKIR (145 […]

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Curfews in Turkey within the Last 2 Years Since 16 August 2015

Curfews in Turkey within the Last 2 Years Since 16 August 2015

August 17, 2017   In 2015, the conflicts in Turkey have begun right after the General Elections on June 7, 2015 also due to the effect of the developments in Middle East, along with the reason that a democratic and peaceful solution on Kurdish issue was not able to be implemented as a holistic programme. Within this period, the first […]

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Call on the Second Hearing of Imprisoned Medical Doctor Serdar Küni

Call on the Second Hearing of Imprisoned Medical Doctor Serdar Küni

22 April 2017 The second hearing of the case based on groundless allegations concerning professional practices of the Human Rights Foundation of Turkey (HRFT) Cizre Reference Center Representative and former President of Şırnak Medical Association Dr. Serdar Küni, who is detained now for 6 months, will be held at the Şırnak 2nd Heavy Penal Court on Monday, April 24th, 2017 […]

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Human Rights Award to HRFT President Prof. Şebnem Korur Fincancı

Human Rights Award to HRFT President Prof. Şebnem Korur Fincancı

19 April 2017 Today, we are honored to announce that the President of the Human Rights Foundation of Turkey (HRFT) forensic expert Prof. Şebnem Korur Fincancı is awarded with the Human Rights Award of Physicians for Human Rights (PHR). Prof. Fincancı, who received her award on 18 April 2017 in New York at the Annual Gala of PHR, is one […]

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2 February 2017 HRFT Documentation Center Daily Human Rights Report

Human Rights Foundation of Turkey Documentation Center[1][2][3][4][5] 2 February 2017 Daily Human Rights Report (02/013) Torture and Ill-Treatment in Custody in Mersin… According to the news appeared in the press on 1 February and 2 February 2017, 10 persons, who were detained on 18 January 2017 and among whom there are members of Pir Sultan Abdal Culture Centre and Mersin [...] Read more ›
PHR: “Turkish Court Continues Baseless Case Against Dr. Şebnem Korur Fincancı”

PHR: “Turkish Court Continues Baseless Case Against Dr. Şebnem Korur Fincancı”

PHR continues to call for end to persecution of Fincancı, all human rights defenders in Turkey. 11 January 2017 A criminal court in Istanbul today again postponed the trial of prominent human rights defender Dr. Şebnem Korur Fincancı, president of the Human Rights Foundation of Turkey and a longtime friend and colleague of Physicians for Human Rights (PHR). Last spring, […]

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