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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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URGENT CALL FOR ACTION: Chairperson of Human Rights Association (İHD) Diyarbakır Branch and Vice-Chairperson of İHD Headquarters M.Raci Bilici Must Immediately be Released!

URGENT CALL FOR ACTION: Chairperson of Human Rights Association (İHD) Diyarbakır Branch and Vice-Chairperson of İHD Headquarters M.Raci Bilici Must Immediately be Released!

15 March 2017 Chairperson of Human Rights Association (İHD) Diyarbakır Branch and Vice-Chairperson of İHD Headquarters M.Raci Bilici has been arrested this morning (March 15,2017) and still in custody at Diyarbakır Anti-Terror Branch. By this operation, along with Raci Bilici, 11 old and new representatives of the NGOs in Diyarbakır have been arrested. According to the information obtained by the […]

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26 July 2016 To the Press and Public Opinion THE DECREE DEVISED WITHIN THE SCOPE OF THE EMERGENCY STATE LAW AND IGNORING HUMAN RIGHTS AND FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES OF RULE OF LAW SHOULD BE URGENTLY REVOKED!   As the Human Rights Association (HRA) and the Human Rights Foundation of Turkey (HRFT), two organizations, driven by the motivations of reckoning with the […]

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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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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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United Nations Committee Against Torture (UNCAT) to Review Turkey

United Nations Committee Against Torture (UNCAT) to Review Turkey

Turkey has ratified the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment and so is required to be reviewed regularly by the Committee. According to this, between the dates 25-27 April UN Committee Against Torture is going to review Turkey. The Committee will also hear NGO representetives. NGOs who presented their alternative reports on Turkey are Human […]

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Police Violence Targeted Human Rights Defenders and Peace Activists in İzmir

Police Violence Targeted Human Rights Defenders and Peace Activists in İzmir

                                09.02.2016, Ankara Upon the call of İzmir Peace Bloc, civil society organisations and activists came together to hold a press conference yet there was a police intervention even before the press conference started. As a result, 49[1] people were arrested in İzmir. Due to […]

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FACT SHEET on DECLARED CURFEWS in TURKEY BETWEEN  11 DECEMBER 2015 – 8 JANUARY 2016

FACT SHEET on DECLARED CURFEWS in TURKEY BETWEEN 11 DECEMBER 2015 – 8 JANUARY 2016

FACT SHEET on DECLARED CURFEWS BETWEEN 11 DECEMBER 2015 – 8 JANUARY 2016 and VIOLATIONS of RIGHT TO LIFE AGAINST CIVILIANS ACCORDING to the DATA of HRFT DOCUMENTATION CENTER 09.01.2016                          You can download the pdf version of this fact sheet here. You can download the detailed table of […]

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24-29 December 2015 HRFT Daily Human Rights Report

24-29 December 2015 Daily Human Rights Report (12/189) Curfew in Cizre… Curfew in Cizre district of Şırnak reached its 11th day as of 24 December 2015. Azime Aşan (59) was shot to death by sniper on 23 December 2015 nearby a factory in Nur quarter. Dikran Sayaca was also killed when the police opened fire in Sur quarter. Adile Karaduman [...] Read more ›