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REPORT OF RESEARCH AND INVESTIGATION ON 1) THE ALLEGED EXTRAJUDICIAL KILLING OF ŞİYAR PERİNÇEK IN ADANA & 2) THAT ARRESTED INDIVIDUALS WERE SUBJECTED TO TORTURE AND ILL-TREATMENT UNDER CUSTODY ON 28 MAY 2004 IHD MAZLUMDER KESK HRFT CASEOn May 28 2004, Şiyar Perinçek was killed by security officers from the Adana Directorate of Security. He […]

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HOUSE DEMOLITIONS AND FORCED EVICTIONS PERPETRATED BY THE TURKISH SECURITY FORCES: A FORM OF CRUEL, INHUMAN OR DEGRADING TREATMENT OR PUNISHMENT AGAINST THE KURDISH POPULATION Notes presented to the Committee against Torture (CAT) by OMCT and HRAMay 2003 I. Preliminary observations: the relevance of house demolitions and forced evictions in Turkey to the Committee against […]

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