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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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Information Note on the Second Hearing of the Trial of Prof.Şebnem Korur Fincancı, Erol Önderoğlu and Ahmet Nesin

Information Note on the Second Hearing of the Trial of Prof.Şebnem Korur Fincancı, Erol Önderoğlu and Ahmet Nesin

January 12th, 2017 Dear friends and colleagues, As you know, Prof. Dr. Şebnem Korur Fincancı (HRFT President and a member of the Independent Forensic Expert Group), Erol Önderoğlu (Reporters Without Borders’ representative in Turkey), and Ahmet Nesin (Journalist-Writer) have been tried for serving as the editors-in-chief-on-watch for one day, in the scope of a campaign of solidarity with the Özgür […]

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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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Attacks on Civil Society in Turkey, Human Rights and Solidarity

Attacks on Civil Society in Turkey, Human Rights and Solidarity

LUTZ OETTE* – 17 November 2016 Protests and a show of strength demonstrate the importance of challenging a state that reverts to the arbitrary exercise of power. Dr. Şebnem Korur Fincani, a forensic doctor, university professor, and human rights defender, has been a leading figure in the struggle against torture worldwide. Now she stands accused, together with two prominent journalists, Erol Önderoĝlu and […]

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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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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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Call from Norwegian Medical Association with Solidarity!

Call from Norwegian Medical Association with Solidarity!

Letter from Norwegian Medical Association for immediate and unconditional release of Şebnem Korur Fincancı, Erol Önderoğlu and Ahmet Nesin! You can also download the letter in pdf.

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