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27 August 2020 HRFT Documentation Center Daily Human Rights Report

27 August 2020 Daily Human Rights Report

(08/190) Operations and Attacks in Southeast…

It is learned from the news coverage of August 26, 2020 that, 3 HPG militants died in air operations of Turkish Armed Forces to Zap area of Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government on August 11, and 13, 2020.

(08/191) Child Got Wounded Due to Explosion in Hakkari…

It is learned that a 12-year-old child (Y. A.) got wounded due to explosion of a material he found near military post in Yüksekova district of Hakkari on August 26, 2020 and he was taken to Yüksekova Public Hospital.

(08/192) Torture and Ill-Treatment in Prison…

It is learned from the news coverage of August 26, 2020 that, letters sent to prisoners in Ankara Sincan Women’s Prison were not given to them; petitions of prisoners were not put into process; social and sports rights of prisoners were prevented; and goods at prison commissary were sold at high prices.

(08/193) Prevention of Right to Health in Prison…

It is learned from the news coverage of August 26, 2020 that, Tenzike Acar, a prisoner in Istanbul Bakırköy Women’s Closed Prison who was diagnosed with Hepatitis B, was not treated because of being forced to get medical treatment in handcuffs.

(08/194) Detained Person for Social Media Posts in Muğla…

 

On August 26, 2020, a person named H. B. is detained on the grounds of insulting Minister of Interior Süleyman Soylu in social media posts, in Bodrum district of Muğla.

(08/195) Detained HDP Executive and Other People in Muş…

Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Muş provincial co-chair Abdulbari Yiğit and Şaban Atılgan and Güler Bingöl who were detained on August 15, 2020 and were released afterwards, are detained once again upon prosecutor’s appeal on August 26, 2020 and are arrested by the court.

(08/196) Arrested Journalist in Adıyaman…

Özgür Boğatekin, news editor of Gerger Fırat local newspaper in Adıyaman, is arrested and put in prison on August 26, 2020, after 1 year and 15 days of sentence given to him is approved by the Supreme Court.

(08/197) Removal of Political Party’s Banner in Ankara…

It is learned that HDP Mamak district organisation’s banner about “Peace against war, freedom against isolation” event which was to be held on August 29, 2020, is removed on the grounds of precautions for Covid-19.

(08/198) Detentions and Arrests in Alleged Link to Coup Attempt…

On August 26, 2020, 24 people are detained in operations covering 6 cities through a Gaziantep based investigation and 1 person is detained in Ankara.

(08/199) Covid-19 Pandemic…

Ministry of Health declared that 20 people died due to Covid-19 pandemic and 1,313 new Covid-19 cases were diagnosed on August 26, 2020.

The death toll from Covid-19 in Turkey increased to 6,183 and total number of confirmed cases is 262,507 as of August 26, 2020.

It is claimed in the news coverage of August 26, 2020 that, prisoners kept in ward number 4/4 in Block A of Rize Kalkandere L Type Prison tested positive for Covid-19.