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Turkey : Assassination of Prominent Lawyer Tahir Elci

Turkey : Assassination of Prominent Lawyer Tahir Elci

29 November 2015 FIDH International Board (IB) members, meeting in Paris on November 28, 2015, strongly condemn the killing of prominent lawyer Tahir Elci in Turkey. Tahir Elci, the president of the Bar Association in south-east Diyarbakir province and member of IHD, FIDH member organisation, has been killed by unidentified men in a gun attack following a press meeting on […]

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21-25 November 2015 HRFT Daily Human Rights Report

21-25 November 2015 Daily Human Rights Report (11/125) Nusaybin Blockaded… The blockade and operations conducted under the decision of curfew reached its 11th day as of 23 November 2015. Muhammed Altunkaynak died on 19 November 2015 in Abdulkadir Paşa quarter with shrapnel pieces when a bomb exploded on his way back home. Nurhan Kaplan (45) was killed on 20 November [...] Read more ›

7-9 November 2015 HRFT Daily Human Rights Report

7-9 November 2015 Daily Human Rights Report (11/036) Person Killed by the Police in Diyarbakır… Ferhat Doğru (18) who was wounded when the police opened fire during operations in Sur district of Diyarbakır died on 7 November 2015 in the hospital. (11/037) Armed Attack in İstanbul… 2 police officers were wounded when a police vehicle was opened fire on 8 [...] Read more ›

5-6 November 2015 HRFT Daily Human Rights Report

5-6 November 2015 Daily Human Rights Report (11/026) Person Killed by the Police in in Hakkari… Special Forces conducted operation on 4 November 2015 in Medrese, Biçer and Bağlar quarters of Hakkari. Zeynel Kaya was shot at head and killed when security forces opened fire during the operations. (11/027) Persons Killed and Wounded by the Police in Diyarbakır… Engin Gezici [...] Read more ›

4 November 2015 HRFT Daily Human Rights Report

4 November 2015 DailyHuman Rights Report (11/016) Persons Killed by the Police in Hakkari… Special Forces conducted operation on 3 November 2015 in Yüksekova district of Hakkari to fill the ditches in Cumhuriyet quarter of the district. Residents of the quarter set up barricades to prevent the security forces from entering the quarter. But the police attacked the barricades. Doğan [...] Read more ›

1-3 November 2015 HRFT Daily Human Rights Report

1-3 November 2015 Daily Human Rights Report (11/001) Person Killed by the Police in Mardin… Ahmet Ünal who was shot by the police and heavily wounded during the intervention against the demonstration staged on 18 October 2015 in Kızıltepe district of Mardin to protest in the Ankara Massacre died on 2 November 2015 in the hospital in Diyarbakır.  (11/002) Armed [...] Read more ›

27-31 October 2015 HRFT Daily Human Rights Report

27-31 October 2015 Daily Human Rights Report (10/108) Journalists Killed in Şanlıurfa… Syrian Journalists İbrahim Abdulkadir and Firas Hammadi were found beheaded on 30 October 2015 in Şanlıurfa. IS/ISIS claimed the executions. (10/109) Operations and Attacks in the Southeast… A militant was reportedly killed during the operations conducted on 30 October 2015 in Hakkari. A militant was reportedly killed during [...] Read more ›

23-26 October 2015 HRFT Daily Human Rights Report

23-26 October 2015 Daily Human Rights Report (10/091) Child Killed by the police in Şırnak… Mustafa Aşlığ (16) was shot to death on 25 October 2015 in Silopi district of Şırnak when the police opened fire during operations on 3rd Avenue. (10/092) Armed Clash in Diyarbakır… The police raided a house on 26 October 2015 in Diyarbakır as a part [...] Read more ›

16-19 October 2015 HRFT Daily Human Rights Report

16-19 October 2015 Daily Human Rights Report (10/070) Massacre in Ankara… Ata Önder Atabay who was seriously wounded during the bomb attack in Ankara died on 16 October 2015. The number of casualties reached 100. The police conducted operations in connection with the attack in Ankara and detained 11 persons. Public Prosecutor in Ankara demanded 6 detainees to be arrested. [...] Read more ›
105 – By the Rules: Comparative Study on the Legal Framework of Torture in Turkey and Israel

105 – By the Rules: Comparative Study on the Legal Framework of Torture in Turkey and Israel

This research began by questioning the root causes of impunity for torture and other forms of ill treatment1 in Turkey and Israel. Our main focus was the means by which states construct the regime of impunity. Yet in examining this question, we have been motivated not only by an academic curiosity regarding the nature of impunity, but also by the […]

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