Police officer seen harassing a female protestor in Ankara

A university student who was detained for participating in a protest organized by Solidarity Association of Prisoners Families (TAYAD) in Ankara on...

Police beat minors in southeastern Turkey

Three Kurdish teenagers said they were subjected to police torture during detention in Turkey's southeastern city of Van, lawyers from the Van...

Enforced disappearance: 2 more men abducted by armed group in broad daylight in Ankara

Özgür Kaya and Yasin Ugan, both of Ankara, were reportedly abducted from their apartment building on Wednesday, with police saying they have...

UPDATE: Woman in pretrial detention gives birth, returns to prison with newborn baby

Şeyma Tekin, who has been in pretrial detention for about three months, gave birth last week at a hospital in Erzurum and...

Jailed head of lawyers association allowed to attend father’s funeral in handcuffs

Turkish lawyer Selçuk Kozağaçlı, president of the now-closed Progressive Lawyers Association (ÇHD) who has been behind bars since November 2017 on terrorism...

Turkish Council of Forensic Medicine: Jailed elderly woman faking severity of illness

A medical report prepared by Turkey’s Council of Forensic Medicine (ATK) for Sisê Bingöl, an elderly and ailing woman who is serving...

State of emergency victims in Turkey earn less than $150 a month: report

A report released by the Society of Justice for Victims has revealed that the average monthly income of some one and a...

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...

Autopsy reveals significant negligence in death of jailed Turkish teacher: opposition deputy

Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) deputy and human rights activist Ömer Faruk Gergerlioğlu tweeted on January 14, 2019 that negligence was involved in...

743 children jailed with their mothers in Turkey, rights group reveals

Photo by Ye Jinghan (Unsplash) There were a total of 743 children jailed along with their mothers in Turkey’s prisons as of Nov. 16, according...

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