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Fact Sheet on Declared Curfews Between  August 16th, 2015 and March 18th, 2016 and Civilians who Lost their Lives

Fact Sheet on Declared Curfews Between August 16th, 2015 and March 18th, 2016 and Civilians who Lost their Lives

FACT SHEET on DECLARED CURFEWS BETWEEN AUGUST 16th, 2015 and MARCH 18th, 2016 and CIVILIANS WHO LOST THEIR LIVES ACCORDING to the DATA of  HUMAN RIGHTS FOUNDATION of TURKEY DOCUMENTATION CENTER 22.03.2016 Between the dates August 16th, 2015 and March 18th, 2016 there has been 63 officially confirmed, open-ended and round-the-clock [all daylong] curfews in at least 22 districts of […]

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16-17 March 2016 HRFT Daily Human Rights Report

16 March 2016 Daily Human Rights Report (03/116) Curfew in Bağlar… The curfew in Kaynartepe quarter of Bağlar district in Diyarbakır continues. The curfew was imposed after the clashes on 14 March 2016. Özgür Çelenk (18) and Eyüp Çelik (24) were shot to death during the operations of Security Forces on 15 March 2016. A male child was also shot [...] Read more ›

15 March 2016 HRFT Daily Human Rights Report

15 March 2016 Daily Human Rights Report (03/099) Curfew in Sur… The curfew in Sur district of Diyarbakır reached its 96th day as of 15 March 2016. The bodies of 15 persons who were allegedly killed during the clashes on 14 March 2016 in Sur were taken to Elazığ and Malatya for autopsy. The body of Cihat Türkan was identified [...] Read more ›

11-14 March 2016 HRFT Daily Human Rights Report

11-14 March 2016 Daily Human Rights Report (03/079) Curfew in İdil… After the completion of the operations in İdil district of Şırnak, the curfew reached its 27th day as of 14 March 2016. Between 10 March and 13 March, 10 bodies were identified in İdil. 21 bodies are still in Mardin State Hospital to be identified. The identified persons were [...] Read more ›

3 February 2016 HRFT Daily Human Rights Report

3 February 2016 Daily Human Rights Report (02/014) Curfew in Sur… The blockade and operations in Sur district of Diyarbakır reached its 55th day as of 3 February 2016. Sub-governorate in Sur declared curfew in Camii Kebir, Camii Nebi, İskenderpaşa and Melikahmet quarters starting from the midnight on 3 February 2016. After the decision of the Sub-governorate, curfew was imposed [...] Read more ›

1-2 February 2016 HRFT Daily Human Rights Report

1-2 February 2016 Daily Human Rights Report (02/001) Curfew in Cizre… The curfew in Cizre district of Şırnak reached its 52nd day as of 2 January 2016. On 1 February 2016, bodies of 4 males and 1 female were found in 2 separate houses on Reyhan street in Cudi quarter. The persons were not identified and the bodies were taken [...] Read more ›

16-19 January 2016 HRFT Daily Human Rights Report

16-19 January 2016 Daily Human Rights Report (01/098) Curfew in Cizre… The curfew in Cizre district of Şırnak reached its 37th day as of 19 January 2016. 6 persons were reportedly wounded when a house was shot with a howitzer in Şah quarter during the heavy clashes on 15 January 2016. Veli Müjde (38) died in the hospital. Abdullah İvedi and another [...] Read more ›
Turkey: Arbitrary Detention of 20 University Academics and Researchers

Turkey: Arbitrary Detention of 20 University Academics and Researchers

TUR 001 / 0116 / OBS 010Arbitrary detention / ReleaseJudicial harassmentTurkeyJanuary 19, 2016 The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a joint programme of the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) requests your urgent intervention in the following situation in Turkey. Description of the situation: The Observatory has been informed by […]

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Urgent Call from Turkey’s Human Rights Organizations to the International Community

Urgent Call from Turkey’s Human Rights Organizations to the International Community

6 January 2015 With the interruption of the peace talks, the government of Turkey started, in mid-August, to implement a security policy that unlawfully restricts fundamental rights and freedoms in those cities and towns largely populated by Kurds. Since August 2015, long-term and consecutive curfews have been declared in the provinces of, and the towns attached to Şırnak, Mardin, Diyarbakır, […]

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23 December 2015 HRFT Daily Human Rights Report

23 December 2015 Daily Human Rights Report (12/177) Attacks against the Curfew Protests and Extra-judicial Executions… Curfew and blockade in Sur district of Diyarbakır reached its 13thday as of 23 December 2015. Several demonstrations were staged on 22 December 2015 in Diyarbakır to protest in the operations and the damages in the city. Security Forces attacked all the demonstrations and [...] Read more ›