Activists protest in Sweden for missing educator

Dozens of human rights activists gathered on Sunday in the southern Swedish city of Malmö to protest Ankara’s apparent sanctioning of enforced disappearances and...

255 people killed, 306 maltreated, tortured in Turkey in May: report

Cases of human rights violations in Turkey in May included 255 deaths and 306 incidents of torture and maltreatment, with 87 of them taking...

Turkey’s top court accepts indictment seeking to disband pro-Kurdish party

Turkey’s Constitutional Court on Monday accepted an indictment by a top prosecutor seeking to disband a pro-Kurdish opposition party on terror-related charges, The Associated...

Police detain 6 during demonstration against Turkey’s withdrawal from Istanbul Convention

Turkish police detained six people on Saturday who took part in a demonstration in support of the Istanbul Convention,  the Council of Europe’s (CoE)...
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Rapporteur asks top court to accept indictment seeking closure of HDP

A rapporteur from Turkey’s Constitutional Court has completed their examination of an indictment seeking the closure of a pro-Kurdish party in Turkey’s parliament and...

Turkish court acquits abused woman of murdering her husband, setting a precedent for spouses...

A recent trial in which a court found an abused woman had acted in self-defense in killing her husband is crucial in setting a...

Court declines to arrest policemen convicted of killing 15-year-old

A Turkish court has declined to arrest a police officer convicted of causing the death of Berkin Elvan during the anti-government Gezi Park protests...

Kyrgyz intel agency seized video recordings from café where İnandı was last seen, lawyer...

The Kyrgyzstan State Committee for National Security (GKNB) seized video recordings from a cafe where Orhan İnandı, who is allegedly being held against his...

Turkey exploits global fight against terrorism financing to target civil society: Amnesty

Turkey exploits measures prescribed by international watchdogs to combat money laundering, terrorism financing and countering the financing of the proliferation of weapons of mass...

Turkish prosecutors ordered detention of 94 people over alleged Gülen links in a week

Turkish prosecutors have over the past week ordered the detention of 94 people including active duty military and police officers due to alleged links...

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Download PDF   This report focuses on amendments made to the Law on the Execution of Sentences and Security Measures in order to decrease Turkey’s prison...

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Download PDF   This report highlights the most important developments in the area of human rights in Turkey during the year 2020. Rising pressure on the...

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Download PDF Turkey has expanded its witch hunt against critics to the West African nation of Senegal, specifically targeting members of the Gülen movement, using...

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Download PDF   Turkey, the most notorious country in the world in terms of jailing journalists, with 237 currently behind bars, has also come after foreign...

Free Thought under Siege in Turkey: the Crackdown on Education

Download PDF   - Crackdown on education sector in Turkey victimized nearly 100,000 teachers and academics The crackdown on critical thinking in Turkey with an unprecedented witch...

‘Erdoğan’s Long Arm: The Case of Sweden’

Download PDF   Turkey has expanded its witch hunt against critics to Sweden, using government institutions, affiliated NGOs and operatives, a report released by the Stockholm Center...

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Download PDF - New report highlights crackdown on Kurdish political movement in Turkey The Kurdish political movement has come under intense pressure from the current government...

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Download PDF - Erdoğan’s long arm reaches to Norway, targeting critics of Turkish government Turkey has escalated its witch hunt persecution on critics to Norway using...

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Download PDF - New research shows Turkey’s purge destroyed lives of 21,000 health care workers More than 21,000 health care professionals including doctors, nurses, medical professors,...