17 November 2022 HRFT Documentation Center Daily Human Rights Report

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

17 November 2022 Daily Human Rights Report

(11/140) Armed Attack on City Council Member in Istanbul…

It is learned that an armed attack was carried out by an unknown person in Küçükçekmece district of Istanbul on November 16, 2022, to the vehicle of by Ali Kıdık, the IYI Party member of the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Council. It is reported that there was no injury but the attack caused material damage to the vehicle.

(11/141) Torture and Ill-Treatment in Prison…

It is learned from the news coverage of November 16, 2022 that, in Adana Kürkçüler F Type Prison, hot water was limited to 50 litres and cold water was limited to 200 litres per prisoner.

(11/142) Prevention of Right to Health in Prison…

It is learned from the news coverage of November 16, 2022 that, in Adana Kükrçüler F Type Prison, the prisoners were forced to mouth search during hospital transfers and those who reject it were not referred to hospitals.

(11/143) Rights Defender on Trial in Istanbul…

The first trial of the case against Saturday Mother Hanife Yıldız, on the grounds of her speech about the Interior Minister at the press declaration in front of Çağlayan Courthouse in Istanbul on May 17, 2022, as a part of the Week of Disappearances; is held at Istanbul Penal Court of First Instance No. 48 on November 17, 2022. Hanife Yıldız was detained by the police after the press statement. The indictment demands sentence for Hanife Yıldız on the charge of ‘insulting a public official due to their duty’. The court adjourned the trial to January 26, 2023.

(11/144) Investigation Against Journalists in Ankara…

It is learned from the news coverage of November 16, 2022 that, an investigation was launched by Ankara Public Prosecutor’s Office against the Diken newspaper’s editor-in-chief Fatih Gökhan Diler and Ankara correspondent Altan Sancar, upon the complaint of the Justice and Development Party (AKP) Ankara MP Ali İhsan Arslan over a news report.

(11/145) Cypriot Journalist Banned from Entry to Turkey…

It is learned that Başaran Düzgün, the General Manager of Havadis newspaper of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus who came to Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport on November 17, 2022, was not allowed to enter Turkey due to the N-82 restriction code on the grounds of “foreigners subjected to prior authorization”.

(11/146) Ban of Events in Hakkari…

Hakkari Governorate made a declaration on November 15, 2022 and announced that all meetings, open-door assemblies, demonstrations, marches, sit-in protests, human chains, op-ed stands, public sessions, any kind of audio-visual activities with mobile audio-visual vehicles, hunger strikes, opening stands, collecting petitions, flying sky lanterns or balloons, commemorations, concerts, festivals, theatre plays, screening shows, firing torches, distributing leaflets, hanging banners and so on are banned for 15 days as of November 15, 2022. All events are banned in Hakkari for 330 days since January 4, 2022.

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