22 August 2023 HRFT Documentation Center Daily Human Rights Report

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

22 August 2023 Daily Human Rights Report

(08/135) Operations and Attacks…

It is learned from the news coverage of August 21, 2023 that 3 militants died in a clash between security forces and HPG militants in the rural areas of Nusaybin district of Mardin on August 4, 2023.

(08/136) Meeting Request with Abdullah Öcalan Not Responded…

It is learned that the appeal made on August 22, 2023 to chief public prosecutor’s office in Bursa by the lawyers of PKK leader Abdullah Öcalan, in order to visit him was not responded.

(08/137) Detained Person in Ankara…

On August 22, 2023, a person whose name could not be learned, saying “I’m hungry, I can’t make a living, I can’t pay my rent. What should I do, kill myself?” was detained with handcuffs behind their back in front of the Ministry of Family and Social Services in Ankara.

(08/138) Detentions and Arrests in Alleged Link to Coup Attempt…

The Ministry of National Defence announced on August 22, 2023 that, 2 people were detained in alleged attempt to illegally flee to Greece.

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