Kurdish politician denied medical care for a week despite loss of consciousness

Selahattin Demirtaş, an imprisoned Kurdish politician, temporarily lost consciousness on Nov. 26 after experiencing pain in his chest and trouble breathing but was not...

CoE’s Jagland criticises Turkish gov’t over massive human rights violations

The Council of Europe (CoE) Secretary General Thorbjorn Jagland has criticised Turkish government's massive human rights violations under the state of emergency during a speech...

Turkish teacher jailed over Gülen links dies in prison due to lack of medication

Halime Gülsu, who was arrested on Feb. 20, 2018 for allegedly helping the faith-based Gülen movement, died on Saturday in prison in Mersin province,...

Academic Gülmen and friends detained by police, tortured in detention

Dismissed with government's executive decrees academicians and teacher Nuriye Gülmen, Semih Özakça and Acun Karadağ, who have been staging a protest for 120 days...

Prosecutor demands 26 years for 3 minors allegedly tortured under custody

A public prosecutor demanded 26 years of imprisonment for three minors who were arrested in the eastern province of Van in 2019 on charges...

Expelled MP Gergerlioğlu detained by police officer whose alleged acts of torture he raised...

A police officer whose alleged torture and maltreatment of detainees was exposed by Ömer Faruk Gergerlioğlu, a former lawmaker who was expelled from parliament...

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