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IRCT: “IRCT Member in Turkey Warns of Torture in the Aftermath of Failed Coup”

IRCT: “IRCT Member in Turkey Warns of Torture in the Aftermath of Failed Coup”

21-07-2016   IRCT member in Turkey Human Rights Foundation of Turkey (HRFT) has released a statement following Friday night’s failed coup d’état in Turkey, expressing its deep concern about the mass arrest of thousands of soldiers and civilians as well as allegations of torture and ill-treatment of detainees. Images have recently surfaced, showing dozens of detainees huddled together naked and […]

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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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Death Penalty Can Not Be Brought Back!

Death Penalty Can Not Be Brought Back!

July 18, 2016 Following the coup attempt on July 15, bringing back the death penalty is put on agenda once again, with the discussions regarding the punishment of the coup plotters. Turkish penal laws and regulations contain ample clauses that define the punishments to be given to coup plotters. The revival of the discussions around death penalty by the President […]

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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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1-11 July 2016 HRFT Daily Human Rights Report

1-11 July 2016 Daily Human Rights Report (07/001) Persons Killed during Curfews… The body of a male was found on 10 July 2016 in Yeni Mahalle quarter of İdil district in Şırnak where the military operations were completed on 31 March 2016. According to the news appeared in the press on 6 July 2016, bodies of 2 males and 1 [...] Read more ›
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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Statement from Independent Forensic Expert Group Calling for the Release of Dr.Şebnem Korur Fincanci, Erol Önderoğlu and Ahmet Nesin

Statement from Independent Forensic Expert Group Calling for the Release of Dr.Şebnem Korur Fincanci, Erol Önderoğlu and Ahmet Nesin

23-06-2016 The Independent Forensic Expert Group, which is supported by the International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims, calls upon the Turkish Government to secure the immediate release of our colleague and friend Dr Şebnem Korur Fincancı (President of Human Rights Foundation of Turkey, HRFT) and her companions Erol Önderoğlu (Turkey Representative of Reporters without Borders) and Ahmet Nesin (Journalist) who […]

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Statement from HRFT for Releasement of HRFT President Prof.Şebnem Korur Fincancı

Statement from HRFT for Releasement of HRFT President Prof.Şebnem Korur Fincancı

  21 June 2016 Press Release Today, we are gathering together in order to talk about and discuss the ways of building solidarity networks both within the country and also internationally, in regards to the arrests of these three valuable persons, namely; Erol Önderoğlu, Ahmet Nesin and Şebnem Korur Fincancı, who were referred to judicatory for arrest after giving their […]

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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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