İHD report: 68 children killed during clashes in eastern, southeastern Turkey in 2016

Sixty-eight children were killed, 150 detained, 40 arrested and six were tortured during clashesbetween Turkish security forces and the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in...

CHUV report: People sheltering in Cizre basement first killed, then burned

A report by scientists from the Vaudois University Hospital Center (CHUV) in Switzerland showed that residents who took shelter in the basement of a...

Two more women who just gave birth detained over links to Gülen movement

Filiz Y., a 30-year-old woman who gave birth at Mersin City Hospital last night, has been detained over alleged links to the Gülen movement,...

12-year-old Furkan denied departure from Turkey for treatment in Cuba dies of cancer

A 12-year-old child has died of brain cancer several months after Turkish border agents seized his and his parents’ passports at İstanbul Atatürk Airport,...

83-year-old arrestee shares same prison cell with grandchild

83-year-old Hacı İsa Sezek is being kept in the same prison cell with his 29-year-old grandchild as Turkey exploits ambiguous terror laws to imprison...

İHD Co-Chair Keskin: UN’s WHO should investigate Turkish prisons

The Human Rights Association (IHD) Co-chair Eren Keskin has called the UN’s World Health Organization (WHO) to investigate Turkish prisons to assess the situation...

Pro-Kurdish HDP’s Deputy Meral Danış Beştaş arrested

Pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) deputy Meral Danış Beştaş, who was detained and then released after she gave her testimony on Saturday, was arrested...

Anti-terror police detain woman just hours after giving birth on alleged Gülen links

Anti-terror police have detained Fadime G., who gave birth just several hours ago in Alanya Başkent Hospital in Antalya province, over alleged links with...

HDP Deputy And Spokesperson Bilgen and MP Botan detained again

Pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) deputy and the party’s spokesperson Ayhan Bilgen, who was detained at Ankara Esenboğa Airport on Sunday, has been detained...

625 detained, 42 arrested in anti-Gülen operations in one week

A total of 625 people were detained, with 42 of them put under arrest, in operations targeting the faith-based Gülen movement over the past...

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