As the Human Rights Association (İHD), we would like to state that we regard all lawyers, who especially deal with social problems and undertake defense activities by continuously taking sides with victims in Turkey, as human rights defenders. This report does not cover the conditions of lawyers who were imprisoned because of their professional activities […]

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Under the State of Emergency, which was declared on 20 July 2016 and prolonged 7 times every 3 months, the pressure on human rights organisations and defenders continued increasingly. Human rights defenders (HRDs) were prevented from their ordinary activities through bans, detentions, arrests, investigations and court cases which led to a narrowed field for human […]

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Observations in prison of Siverek Human Rights Association (IHD) – Urfa branch reported that there are severe cases of torture of some detainees remaning in custody in prisons of Urfa and Siverek.  After this report a delegation consisting of lawyer Eren Keskin, lawyer Gulay Koca, their fellower Gökhan Dayikli and the head of IHD Urfa […]

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You can find the “Cizre Report” of the delegation included members and executives from Human Rights Association (IHD), the Human Rights Foundation of Turkey (TIHV), Health and Social Service Workers Union (SES), Diyarbakir Bar Association and Agenda Child Association in the link below. Cizre Report

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Human Rights Association (İHD) submitted a shadow report to UN Committee against Torture. The Shadow Report was submitted as part of the CAT – Convention against Torture and Other Cruel Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment 57 Session (18 Apr 2016 – 13 May 2016) Click here to download the report.

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