13.12.2016

Being the President of Mersin Branch of Human Rights Association (IHD) and a human rights defender, Ali Tanrıverdi was detained from his house on 12.12.2016 in Mersin.

Our friend Ali Tanrıverdi is a human rights defender. He was detained due to his thoughts, association activities and statements.

As human rights defenders, we invite the public prosecutors to abide by the UN Declaration on Human Rights Defenders and demand the immediate release of Ali Tanrıverdi, President of Mersin Branch of Human Rights Association (IHD) and other detained human rights defenders.

HUMAN RIGHTS ASSOCIATION