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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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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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1 June 2016 HRFT Daily Human Rights Report

1 June 2016 Daily Human Rights Report (06/001) Curfew in Nusaybin… 42 persons who were detained in Nusaybin district of Mardin after YPS’ announcement of withdrawing from the armed clashes were arrested on 31 May 2016 on the allegations of “being member of an illegal organisation” and “attempting to disrupt the unity and territorial integrity of the state”. The names [...] Read more ›

31 May 2016 HRFT Daily Human Rights Report

31 May 2016 Daily Human Rights Report (05/173) Massacre Attempt in Şırnak… Yılmaz Encü (20) who was wounded when border trader villagers were bombed on 29 May 2016 nearby Roboski village of Uludere district in Şırnak died on 31 May 2016 in the hospital. The number of casualties during the attack reached 2 persons. (05/174) Operations and Attacks in he [...] Read more ›

27-30 May 2016 HRFT Daily Human Rights Report

27-30 May 2016 Daily Human Rights Report (05/142) Disappearance in Custody Allegation in Şırnak… Special Forces in charge for the operations and blockade in Şırnak announced on 27 May 2016 on twitter account that Democratic Regions Party (DBP) executive for the province Hurşit Külter was detained and executed. Hurşit Külter sent the message “I am besieged, hope you bless me” [...] Read more ›

26 May 2016 HRFT Daily Human Rights Report

26 May 2016 Daily Human Rights Report (05/133) Operations and Attacks in the Southeast… 1 soldier and 2 temporary village guards died, 2 soldiers were wounded when Anıtlı Gendarmerie Station was attacked with a bomb vehicle on 25 May 2016 in Midyat district of Mardin. The body of YPS-JIN member Sonay Engin who was kept in Gaziantep since being killed [...] Read more ›

25 May 2016 HRFT Daily Human Rights Report

25 May 2016 Daily human Rights Report   (05/129) Operations and Attacks in the Southeast… 7 police officers and 4 gendarmerie soldiers were wounded during an armed clash and an explosion on 24 May 2016 in Abdülkadirpaşa quarter of Nusaybin district in Mardin. 6 soldiers including Çaldıran Gendarmerie Commander Binbaşı Kıvanç Cesur were killed and 2 soldiers were wounded when [...] Read more ›

21-23 May 2016 HRFT Daily Human Rights Report

21-23 May 2016 Daily Human Rights Report (05/111) Extra-judcial Execution in Hakkari… Sami Kaplan was shot to death and Yakup Onay was wounded when military troops opened fire on 22 May 2016 against villagers who protested and resisted the raid of Bêmbo in Şemdinli district of Hakkari. (05/112) Curfew in Cizre… The body of Ferhat Erçiçek/Özlüer (?) who was killed [...] Read more ›

20 May 2016 HRFT Daily Human Rights Report

20 May 2016 Daily Human Rights Report (05/107) Operations and Attacks in the Southeast… 3 gendarmerie soldiers were killed and 6 soldiers were wounded when a trapped bomb exploded on 19 May 2016 in Nusaybin district of Mardin. YPS General Coordination announced on 19 May 2016 that YPS members Yusuf Altıdal (Serxwebun Mardin) and Ali Akman (Zagros Cilo) were killed [...] Read more ›