Post Tagged with: "human rights"

URGENT CALL TO TAKE ACTION!

URGENT CALL TO TAKE ACTION!

21.06.2016   Dear Madame/Sir, Şebnem Korur Fincancı (President of Human Rights Foundation of Turkey, HRFT) was arrested together with Erol Önderoğlu (Turkey Representative of Reporters without Borders) and Ahmet Nesin (Journalist) on 20 June 2016. As we informed you yesterday, an investigation was issued against them on suspicion of making terrorist propaganda after they had participated in a solidarity campaign […]

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CALL FOR SOLIDARITY! HRFT President Has Just Been Referred to Court with Warrant of Arrest

CALL FOR SOLIDARITY! HRFT President Has Just Been Referred to Court with Warrant of Arrest

20.06.2016 As Human Rights Foundation of Turkey (HRFT), we are writing to inform you that President of HRFT, Şebnem Korur Fincancı, together with Erol Önderoğlu (journalist from Reporters Without Borders) and Ahmet Nesin have just been referred to the court with warrant of their arrests since they have participated to the campaign aiming to fight against suppression and investigation against […]

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21-23 May 2016 HRFT Daily Human Rights Report

21-23 May 2016 Daily Human Rights Report (05/111) Extra-judcial Execution in Hakkari… Sami Kaplan was shot to death and Yakup Onay was wounded when military troops opened fire on 22 May 2016 against villagers who protested and resisted the raid of Bêmbo in Şemdinli district of Hakkari. (05/112) Curfew in Cizre… The body of Ferhat Erçiçek/Özlüer (?) who was killed [...] Read more ›

17 May 2016 HRFT Daily Human Rights Report

17 May 2016 Daily Human Rights Report (05/086) Curfew in Silopi… Abuzeyit Tan who was wounded with shrapnel on 6 April 2016 in Silopi district of Şırnak during the 18-day curfew in the district imposed until on 22 April 2016 died on 16 May 2016 in the hospital in Batman. (05/087) Bomb Attack in Diyarbakır… According to the news appeared [...] Read more ›
IRCT Has Released a News Story Over UNCAT Turkey Review

IRCT Has Released a News Story Over UNCAT Turkey Review

Committee Against Torture Urges Turkey to Take Serious Action to End Torture and Stop Crackdown on Civil Society 17-05-2016 The UN Committee against Torture has expressed serious concern about torture and ill-treatment in Turkey, particularly in the context of counter-terrorism operations in the south-east of the country, and is calling on the Turkish Government to publically condemn acts of torture […]

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21 April 2016 HRFT Daily Human Rights Report

21 April 2016 Daily Human Rights Report (04/114) Curfew in Cizre… According to the news appeared in the press on 20 April 2016, one of the persons who was transferred to Gaziantep after being killed in a basement in Cizre district of Şırnak and buried on 28 February 2016 was identified as Mem û Zin Culture and Art Centre (Mem [...] Read more ›
Fact Sheet on Declared Curfews Between August 16, 2015 and April 20, 2016 and Civilians who Lost Their Lives

Fact Sheet on Declared Curfews Between August 16, 2015 and April 20, 2016 and Civilians who Lost Their Lives

FACT SHEET on DECLARED CURFEWS BETWEEN AUGUST 16, 2015 and APRIL 20, 2016 and CIVILIANS WHO LOST THEIR LIVES ACCORDING to the DATA of HUMAN RIGHTS FOUNDATION of TURKEY DOCUMENTATION CENTER   Between the dates August 16, 2015 and April 20, 2016 there has been 65 officially confirmed, open-ended and round-the-clock [all daylong] curfews in at least 22 districts of […]

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16-18 April 2016 HRFT Daily Human Rights Report

16-18 April 2016 Daily Human Rights Report (04/093) Operations and Attacks in the Southeast… YPS General Coordination announced on 15 April 2016 that 2 YPS members were killed during the armed clashes on 9 April 2016 in Nusaybin district of Mardin. YPS General Coordination also announced that Bedrettin Işık (Hebun Azad) and Baran Kaval (Turan Amed) were killed during the [...] Read more ›

13 April 2016 HRFT Daily Human Rights Report

13 April 2016 Daily Human Rights Report (04/075) Operations and Attacks in the Southeast… Armed clashes and attacks continued on 12 April 2016 in the cities where curfews were imposed and adjacent areas. 1 gendarmerie solider was killed and 3 soldiers were wounded during the heavy clashes in Cumhuriyet and Bahçelievler quarters of Şırnak. 3 gendarmerie soliders were killed and [...] Read more ›

8 April 2016 HRFT Daily Human Rights Report

8 April 2016 Daily Human Rights Report (04/047) Co-Mayor Acquitted… Diyarbakır Heavy Penal Court No 5 concluded on 7 April 2016 to hear the case against Diyarbakır Co-Mayor Gültan Kışanak launched on charges of “making propaganda of an illegal organisation” with her speech on 9 January 2016 during the commemoration of 3 Kurdish women killed in Paris. After the final [...] Read more ›