Prison officials in eastern Turkey hogtied two female inmates for hours: report

Local human rights groups have announced that female inmates incarcerated in the eastern province of Ağrı were subjected to severe mistreatment, including being hogtied...

Woman with 45-day-old baby arrested as part of witch-hunt in Turkey

Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) and human rights defender Ömer Faruk Gergerlioğlu on Wednesday reported another human rights violation in Turkey, saying that a woman...

Inmate in Diyarbakır Prison subjected to torture, says Independent Lawyers Association

Mehmet Sıdık Meşe, an inmate in southeastern Turkey's Diyarbakır Prison, has been subjected to beating and torture by prison guards, said the Independent Lawyer's...

IBAHRI calls on Turkish gov’t to end torture of detained lawyers, persecution of HR...

The International Bar Association Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI), an international lawyers group, has released a statement to mark the "2018 Day of the Endangered Lawyer" amid...

Pakistani human rights lawyer: We will go down to root of official lies in...

Asma Jilani Jahangir, renowned Pakistani human rights lawyer and social activist who co-founded and chaired the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan and the lawyer...

Pregnant woman jailed over Gülen links subjected to torture: rights activist

A woman who was five months into her pregnancy when she was arrested due to her alleged links to the Gülen movement was subjected...

Erdoğan regime’s banditry targeting Turkish teachers stirs debate in Pakistan

The abduction of Mesut Kaçmaz, the director of Pak-Turk School, and his family members in Pakistan and their illegal deportation to Turkey have led...

Turkish intelligence agents tortured a helicopter pilot to build a fake legal case for...

Agents of Turkey's National Intelligence Organization (MIT), were involved in select torture sessions at an unofficial site run by the police in order to...

PURGE IN LAST 15 DAYS: 1257 detained, 264 jailed in Turkey over coup charges

A massive post-coup witch hunt campaign conducted by political Islamist AKP government to cleanse of Turkey’s state and other institutions has been continuing as...

Turkish police break man’s arm while detaining 47 protesters in Ankara

https://youtu.be/o3ScgsXiNu8 Turkish police on Sunday detained 47 people including 22 women in Ankara protesting the arrest of Nuriye Gülmen and Semih Özakça, two dismissed educators...

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