14 April 2016 HRFT Daily Human Rights Report

14 April 2016 Daily Human Rights Report

(04/080) Curfew in İdil…

Hidayet Tek (4) died on 13 April 2016 in İdil district of Şırnak when an object she found on the street in front of her house in Turgut Özal quarter exploded. Şeyhmus Kaya (60) was also wounded during the explosion.

(04/081) Operations and Attacks in the Southeast…

The police officer Ozan Özmen who was wounded during an armed clash on 31 March 2016 in Nusaybin district of Mardin died on 14 April 2016 in the hospital in Ankara.

4 gendarmerie soliders were abounded when a bomb exploded on 13 April 2016 during the passage of an armoured vehicle n Fırat quarter of Nusaybin.

The body of YPS-JIN member Leyla Dayangaç who was killed during an armed clash in Yüksekova district of Hakkari and kept in Erzurum for identification was identified on 13 April 2016 by her family.

(04/082) Pressures in Prisons…

According to the news appeared in the press on 13 April 2016, 4 female prisoners incarcerated in Diyarbakır D-type Prison were transferred to Alanya (Antalya) L-type Prison without their demands.

32 prisoners incarcerated Karataş (Adana) Women Prison were reportedly transferred to Tarsus (Mersin) C-type Prison without their demands.

(04/083) Investigations, Detentions and Arrests on the Allegations of Insulting State President…

The police conducted operations in Hilvan district of Şnlıurfa and detained 6 persons on the allegations of “insulting the State President” through the comments and posts on the internet.

Hasan Cidir, Yunus Toprak, Adil Turgut, Mecnun Toprak and Müjdat Turgut were arrested on the same day.

(04/084) Association Closed…

According to the news appeared in the press on 13 April 2016, Governorate of İzmir closed the association 33 Düş Yolcusu Gençlik Kültür Derneği (33 Dream Travellers Youth and Culture Association). The association was founded in commemoration of 33 persons killed during the suicide bomb attack in Suruç. The Governorate allegedly took the decision relying on the equipment in the premises of the association like chairs, tables, computers, tea pots.

(04/085) Detentions and Arrests…

Operations against Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) and Democratic Regions Party (DBP) continued on 13 April 2016. The police detained 8 persons including DBP executives for the province in Van and 2 persons were detained in Dargeçit district of Mardin.

Security Forces conducted operations against the DBP Democratic Local Administrations Unity (Demokratik Yerel Yönetimler Birliği) and detained 18 persons. Fırat Alökmen was arrested on 13 April 2016, Rıdvan Sincar, Turan Genç, Yusuf Koyuncu, Abdullah Cin, Serdar Tosun, İbrahim Durmuş and Mehmet Taha Burakmak were arrested on 13 April 2016 on the allegations of “being member of an illegal organisation”.

Mehmet Çelik who was detained in Yüksekova district of Hakkari was arrested on 13 April 2016 on the allegations of “being member of an illegal organisation”.

The police officers Y.Y. and A.Y. in charge at Şırnak Security Directorate were arrested on 13 April 2016 on the allegations of “aiding an illegal organisation”.

Deputy Co-Mayor for Yüksekova district of Hakkari province Hüsnü Beşer was detained during a house raid on 13 April 2016.

Hakkari Vice Co-Mayor Derya Çiftçi, municipality Assembly members İsmet Tuncer, Hasan Yiğit, Kazım Yalçın, unions confederation KESK Spokesperson for Hakkari province Metin Demirel and Hamdullah Çelebioğlu who were among 7 persons detained during the operations conducted in Hakkari were arrested on 13 April 2016 on the allegations of “inciting people to uprising through declarations of self-governance”.

DBP Co-Chair for Şırnak province Yahya İdin was detained during a road control in Cizre district.

The police conducted raids on 14 April 2016 against the premises of DBP in Diyarbakır province, Kayapınar district and the houses of DBP executives. DBP Co-Chair for Diyarbakır province Ali Şimşek and DBP Co-Chairs for Kayapınar district Mustafa Uyguner and Sevim Adsoy were detained during the raids.