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Infographic: July 15, 2016 | Blow to Human Rights

Sources: Activity report, the Inquiry Commission on the State of Emergency Measures State Department 2019 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices: Turkey News stories by Turkey's state-run...

Turkey’s Human Rights Association condemns PKK’s ‘punishment’ of civilians

Turkey’s Human Rights Association (IHD) in a press statement condemned the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party’s (PKK) “punishment” of civilians after two men reportedly went...

Cancer patient was refused postponement of sentence, sent back to prison after major surgery

Ümit Gökhasan, a prison inmate suffering from stomach cancer whose stomach and half of his esophagus were removed in an operation, was sent back...

Child victims of witch hunt reveal plight of children caught up in Turkey’s never-ending...

Two recent cases involving two children, one handed over to his ailing and elderly grandparents after the incarceration of his parents and the other...

Turkey suspends 26 judges and prosecutors over alleged Gülen links

Turkey’s Board of Judges and Prosecutors (HSK) has decided to suspend 26 judges and prosecutors, citing links to the faith-based Gülen movement, the T24...
Turkish Parliament

Turkish parliament passes disputed bar associations law: report

Turkey’s parliament on Saturday passed a law changing the structure of bar associations, a move that lawyers argue will further undermine judicial independence in...

IPI – MLSA study: Turkish journalists convicted for their work

According to a trial monitoring study conducted in Turkey by the Media and Law Studies Association (MLSA) and the International Press Institute (IPI), journalistic...
PACE

Council of Europe rapporteurs to Turkey: Respect human rights and fundamental freedoms of ...

The rapporteurs of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) issued a joint statement on Thursday about the conviction of four Turkish...

Rights watchdogs to EU: Put respect for human rights at center of relations with...

Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International in a joint letter on Tuesday to EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrel...
Abducted Turks in Turkish Embassy, Kosovo

Turkey signed secret agreements to abduct dissidents from foreign countries: UN letter

The Turkish government signed bilateral security cooperation agreements with multiple states that were phrased ambiguously to allow for the expulsion or abduction of Turkish...

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