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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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Turkey Prolongs Unlawful Detention of Physician Who Treated Patients During Unrest in Southeast

Turkey Prolongs Unlawful Detention of Physician Who Treated Patients During Unrest in Southeast

New York, NY – 03/17/2017 A court in the southeastern Turkish city of Şırnak has ordered the continued arbitrary detention of Dr. Serdar Küni, a member of the Human Rights Foundation of Turkey and former president of the Şırnak medical chamber, this week extending his five-month confinement by at least another month. Dr. Küni is charged with providing medical treatment […]

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Call For the Internationally Participated Forum on Good Medical Practice and the Trial of MD.Serdar Küni!

Call For the Internationally Participated Forum on Good Medical Practice and the Trial of MD.Serdar Küni!

March, 7, 2017 The first hearing of the case concerning former President of Şırnak Medical Association and HRFT Cizre Reference Center Representative MD.Serdar Küni, who is “detained” now for approximately 5 months, will be held at the Şırnak 2nd Heavy Penal Court on Monday, March 13th, 2017 at 1.45 pm. Serdar Küni, who has been, despite immense difficulties, decisively practicing […]

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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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Human Rights On Trial in Turkey

Human Rights On Trial in Turkey

Donna McKay* – 21.11.2016 It was standing room only inside Europe’s largest courthouse, a fortress of a structure just north of Istanbul’s historic city center. I was crammed alongside human rights defenders and doctors from across Turkey and around the world to support our colleague and friend, Dr. Şebnem Korur Fincancı, a forensic physician and long-time torture investigator put on […]

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Turkish Authorities Release Human Rights Defender from Prison

Turkish Authorities Release Human Rights Defender from Prison

PHR Demands Turkish Prosecutors Now Drop All Charges Against Şebnem Korur Fincancı and Two Others New York, NY – 06/30/2016 The president of the Human Rights Foundation of Turkey, Şebnem Korur Fincancı, was released from a Turkish prison today, along with Erol Önderoğlu of Reporters Without Borders. Fincancı, Önderoğlu, and writer Ahmet Nesin were arrested earlier this month on terror-related charges for […]

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