CURRENT SITUATION: A curfew to begin at 11.00 pm on the 14th of December, 2015 has been declared in the centres of Cizre and Silopi towns of Şırnak by the Governorship of Şırnak according to the article 11/C of Law for Provincial Administration numbered 5442. Human rights violations during the ongoing curfew are; The right […]

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Incident Claims that Orhan Arslan (16), Muhammet Aydemir (15) and İsmail Kaya, an HPG militant a.k.a. Destan Serhat, were victims of extrajudicial execution by the Special Operation Forces on 13th of August 2015, in Ağrı, Diyadin district. Formation and Objective of the Committee A committee has been formed to investigate the claims of extrajudicial execution […]

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This report was revised mainly according to the witness’ and relatives’ statements in the light of new information, even if there are some contrasts in their explanations about the courses of deaths. Re-issued on 20 October 2015. Please find the report in the link below. Cizre Observation Report  

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