9 August 2023 HRFT Documentation Center Daily Human Rights Report

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

9 August 2023 Daily Human Rights Report

(08/044) Person Died in Military…

It is learned that a soldier named Yusuf Yıldırım, who was on his compulsory military service at Çardak Airport Command in Çardak district of Denizli, was found hanging in the hut he was guarding on August 8, 2023.

(08/045) Torture and Ill-Treatment in Prison…

It is learned from the news coverage of August 8, 2023 that, in Edirne L Type Prison the wards were over crowded.

(08/046) Prevention of Right to Health in Prison…

It is learned from the news coverage of August 8, 2023 that in Edirne L Type Prison the prisoners were not taken to infirmary and hospital.

(08/047) Meeting Request with Abdullah Öcalan Not Responded…

It is learned that the appeal made on August 8, 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.

(08/048) Detained Person in Elazığ…

On August 8, 2023, Metin Cansız, brother of Sakine Cansız who died in an armed attack in Paris on January 9, 2013, was detained on the grounds of ‘making propaganda for an illegal organisation’ at Elazığ Airport where he came from Germany. Metin Cansız was released on judicial control conditions by the court on the same day.

(08/049) Suspended Local Authority in Mardin…

It is learned that the local authority Edip Aslan and local council member Halil İş of Ortaca neighbourhood of Midyat district of Mardin were suspended by Midyat District Governorate’s Office on August 8, 2023 on the grounds of an investigation against them.

(08/050) Banned Concert in Tunceli…

It is learned that the concert organized by Dersim Hay Platform to be held at Seyid Rıza Square on August 12, 2023, was banned by Tunceli Governorate’s Office responding as “Considering the application, it was not deemed appropriate in terms of form and content” on August 8, 2023.

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