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11 June 2020 HRFT Documentation Center Daily Human Rights Report

Human Rights Foundation of Turkey Documentation Center[1][2][3][4][5]

11 June 2020 Daily Human Rights Report

(06/133) Person Subjected to Police Violence in Mardin…

It is learned that Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Party Assembly member Emrullah Kalkan, who was detained in a house raid in Mardin on June 10, 2020 was subjected to physical and verbal violence of the police during the raid.

It is stated in the news reports that people in the house, including children, were also subjected to physical and verbal violence of the police.

(06/134) Police Intervention Against “I Want My Job Back” Protest in Ankara…

The police intervened the press declarations of public labourers who had been dismissed by a state of emergency decree and have been struggling 1310 days to regain their jobs, in front of Human Rights Monument in Yüksel Street on June 10, 2020 at 13.30 and at 18.00, and forced people away from the monument by using physical violence.

(06/135) Police Intervention to a Protest in Düzce…

On June 10, 2020, the police intervened the press declaration of Alev Şahin in order to regain her job from which she was dismissed by a state of emergency decree, in front of Düzce Governorate and detained her. Alev Şahin was released on the same day.

(06/136) Police Intervention to a Protest in Hatay…

The police intervened the press declaration at Abdullah Cömert Park in Samandağ district of Hatay on June 10, 2020, about Edibe Özçelik who had a heart attack when her house was raided by the police in Samandağ district of Hatay and who died on January 20, 2020; and detained 2 people (Ümit Özçelik and Sevilay Işık) by using physical violence. Detained people were released on the same day.

(06/137) Detained Executives and Members of Association in Diyarbakır…

3 of 7 members and executives of Association of Families of Prisoners (TUAY-DER) including co-chair Mehmet Emin Güzel, who were detained in Diyarbakır on June 8, 2020, are arrested by the court on the charge of ‘being an illegal organisation member’ on June 10, 2020. 4 people are released on judicial control conditions. Arrested people are: Mehmet Emin Güzel, executive Şafi Hayme, member Müşeher Ülker.

(06/138) Detained Political Party, Union and Association Executives in Adıyaman…

4 of 5 people (HDP executives Abuzer Küçükkelepçe and Rıza Açıkpayam, Education and Science Workers’ Union executive Ayşegül Yücetaş, Democratic Alevi Association Adıyaman Branch chair Celal Demirci) who were detained in house raids in Adıyaman on June 5, 2020, are arrested by the court on June 10, 2020. 1 person (Ebru Güngör Çul) is released on judicial control conditions.

(06/139) Detained HDP Executive in Mardin…

HDP Party Assembly member Emrullah Kalkan is detained in Mardin on June 10, 2020, on the grounds of a finalised court sentence against him.

(06/140) Detained People in Diyarbakır…

4 people (İbrahim Temiz, Hüseyin Temiz, Mehmet Temiz and Haşim Temiz) are detained in house raids in Diyarbakır on June 10, 2020. The reason of detention is unknown.

(06/141) Detained People in Mardin…

5 people are detained in house raids in Nusaybin district of Mardin on June 10, 2020, on the grounds of participating in demonstrations during curfews. It is learned that 5 people are restricted to see their lawyers for 24 hours. Detained people are: Şoreş Saltıkalp, Engit Aykut, Mehmet Emin Nergiz and Namet Doğan.

(06/142) Detained People in Urfa…

4 people are detained in house raids in Suruç district of Urfa on June 10, 2020. Detained people are: Mazlum Asaf Çevik, Osman Özlü and 2 more people.

(06/143) DTK Member on Trial in Van…

The trial of the case against Democratic Society Congress (DTK) member Mukaddes Karakoç is held at Van Heavy Penal Court No 7 on June 10, 2020. After defence hearings the court released Mukaddes Karakoç on judicial control conditions and adjourned the trial to October 13, 2020.

(06/144) Detentions and Arrests in Alleged Link to Coup Attempt…

On June 10, 2020, 54 people are detained in operations covering 3 cities through an Adana based investigation; 25 people are detained in operations covering 8 cities through a Balıkesir based investigation; 9 people are detained in operations covering 2 cities through an Urfa based investigation; 7 people are detained in Kayseri; 8 people are detained in operations covering 2 cities through a Van based investigation and 3 people are detained in Sivas.

(06/145) Covid-19 Pandemic…

Ministry of Health declared that 17 people died due to Covid-19 pandemic and 922 new Covid-19 cases were diagnosed on June 10, 2020.

The death toll from Covid-19 in Turkey increased to 4,746 and total number of confirmed cases is 173,036 as of June 10, 2020.

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