2 November 2021 HRFT Documentation Center Daily Human Rights Report

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

2 November 2021 Daily Human Rights Report

(11/018) Operations and Attacks…

It is learned from the news coverage of November 1, 2021 that 4 HPG militants died in an air operation of Turkish Armed Forces to Haftanin area of the Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government on October 10, 2021.

(11/019) Torture and Ill-Treatment in Prison…

It is learned from the news coverage of November 1, 2021 that, books, magazines and other publishing of prisoners were seized during ward searches in Adana Kürkçüler F Type Prison.

(11/020) Prevention of Right to Health in Prison…

It is learned from the news coverage of November 1, 2021 that, İbrahim Karakaş, a prisoner in Adana Kürkçüler F Type Prison was not taken to hospital for he rejects in-mouth search during hospital transfers.

(11/021) Arrested HDP Executive in Edirne…

Sevim Akdağ, the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) central executive board member and Youth Assembly co-spokesperson who was detained in Edirne on October 29, 2021 is arrested by the court on the grounds of violating judicial control conditions on November 1, 2021.

(11/022) Detained People in Şırnak…

3 people (Faik Tuncay, Refik Tuncay and Mehmet Tuncay) who were detained in house raids in Cizre district of Şırnak on October 31, 2021 are released by the court on judicial control conditions on November 1, 2021.

(11/023) Lawyers on Trial in Istanbul…

It is learned from the news coverage of November 1, 2021 that, Istanbul Public Prosecutor’s Office prepared an indictment against 9 lawyers (Akçay Taşçı, Avni Güçlü Sevimli, Eren Keskin, Gökmen Yeşil, Gülhan Kaya, Hüseyin Boğatekin, Kemal Aytaç, Sinan Zincir and Yaprak Türkmen) for a press declaration held outside of Istanbul Courthouse, to protest trustee appointments to Diyarbakır, Mardin and Van.

The indictment demands sentence for 9 lawyers on the charge of ‘violation of the Law on Meetings and Demonstrations’.

(11/024) Covid-19 Pandemic…

The Ministry of Health declared that 217 people died due to Covid-19 pandemic and the daily number of Covid-19 cases is 28,678 as of November 1, 2021.

The death toll from Covid-19 in Turkey increased to 71,254 and total number of confirmed ill patients is 8,023,189 as of November 1, 2021.

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