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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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IRCT Has Released a News Story Over UNCAT Turkey Review

IRCT Has Released a News Story Over UNCAT Turkey Review

Committee Against Torture Urges Turkey to Take Serious Action to End Torture and Stop Crackdown on Civil Society 17-05-2016 The UN Committee against Torture has expressed serious concern about torture and ill-treatment in Turkey, particularly in the context of counter-terrorism operations in the south-east of the country, and is calling on the Turkish Government to publically condemn acts of torture […]

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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 ›
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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