27 July 2021 HRFT Documentation Center Daily Human Rights Report

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

27 July 2021 Daily Human Rights Report

(07/201) Operations and Attacks…

The Ministry of Defence declared that 1 soldier (Halil Çelebi) died in a clash during military operations in Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government on July 26, 2021.

(07/202) Attack on a Trans Woman in Istanbul…

On July 26, 2021, Beren Ecmel, a trans woman was attacked by an anonymous person in Şişli district of Istanbul. It is learned that Beren Ecmel got wounded at her face.

(07/203) Meeting Request with Abdullah Öcalan Not Responded…

It is learned that the appeal made on July 26, 2021 to chief public prosecutor’s office in Bursa by PKK leader Abdullah Öcalan’s lawyers in order to visit their client was not responded.

(07/204) Police Intervention to a Protest in Istanbul…

The police intervened the sit-in protest in Bakırköy Square of Istanbul on July 26, 2021, organized by public employees to demand their jobs back from which they had been dismissed by state of emergency decrees, and detained 1 person (Nursel Tanrıverdi). Nursel Tanrıverdi is released after statement procedures on the same day.

(07/205) Covid-19 Pandemic…

The Ministry of Health declared that 63 people died due to Covid-19 pandemic and the daily number of Covid-19 cases is 16,809 as of July 26, 2021.

The death toll from Covid-19 in Turkey increased to 50,997 and total number of confirmed ill patients is 5,618,417 as of July 26, 2021.

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