Pro-Kurdish party announces human rights toll during coronavirus outbreak

According to a report drafted by the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), 15 civilians, six of whom were under the age of 18 died,...

I heard screams of women being raped at a Turkish detention center, says torture...

Erhan Doğan, who was tortured at a gymnasium-turned detention center in Turkey, recounted for the first time the torture he underwent and witnessed to...

Lieutenant tortured in stable: We were called to night training; we opened our eyes...

A lieutenant in the Turkish military taken to a horse stable after a coup attempt in Turkey on July 15, 2016 recounted the torture...

Turkey’s 2016-2018 state of emergency a ‘social genocide program’

A two-year-long state of emergency declared after an abortive coup in Turkey on July 15, 2016 caused immense suffering among civil servants who were...
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Kurdish mayor tortured under police custody arrested by court

A Turkish court has ruled to arrest the ousted co-mayor of Van’s Edremit Municipality, Rojbin Çetin, who was attacked by police dogs and tortured...
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New ‘research center’ a dead end for purged diplomats reinstated by the courts

Career diplomats who were purged from the Foreign Ministry by the Turkish government and subsequently reinstated by the courts will be employed in a...

Ousted Kurdish mayor attacked by police dogs, tortured in home for hours

Ousted co-mayor of Van’s Edremit Municipality Rojbin Çetin was attacked by police dogs and tortured in her home in the southeastern city of Diyarbakır...

Decorated commander of Turkey’s elite Maroon Berets, nominated for a senior UN post, brutally...

A former commander of the Turkish Special Forces, nominated for a UN post as a senior security officer, revealed in a petition to the...

Another man testifies about torture by security officers during enforced disappearance

Yasin Ugan, who had been missing for six months before suddenly reappearing in police custody, has revealed in court that he was tortured by...

Policeman accused of torture gets fined $450, with payment deferred for 5 years

The Erzurum Court of Appeals on Tuesday ruled to impose a fine of TL 3,000 (approximately $450, less than the fine for breaking curfew)...

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