Israel’s attack, which is being conducted on Palestine and covers also Lebanon grounding to rescuing one captured soldier, is the violation, deny of the any kind human values, international law and limits. Since “starvation is used as the war method against civilians”, “civilians’ life conditions are being destroyed”, this attack is the violation of the […]

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As the administrators of Organization for Human Rights&Solidarity for Oppressed People (MAZLUMDER), Human Rights Foundation of Turkey (THİV) and Human Rights Association (İHD); we shared our impressions, which we had gotten by means of investigation and meetings, with media and public on 12th April 2006 in Diyarbakır. There is an inspection that opened by the […]

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Whoever plans-provokes or takes part in; the result of the violence, clash incidents does not change. Citizens, including little children, are wounded, killed. Moreover, the media’s broadcasting suspicious information, the responsible foundations’ statements; these will affect judicial process, obstructing the judicial processes, and evaluating the incidents through one dimension lead citizens to fear and insecurity. […]

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“State’s insistence upon violence to solve problems, using firearm in intervention and killing its citizens cannot be accepted under any circumstances. On the other hand, not using violence in the process of expressing the Democratic rights is also necessity.” State’s insistence upon force, pressure and violence methods in solving the problems has not made progress, […]

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The crisis, which existed after Prophet Mohammad’s caricature in a Danish Daily News and spread to many European and all Islamic countries, exceeded question for “freedom of expression” and reached threatening point against respect for peace in the world and human rights and freedoms. In democratic societies, human rights and freedoms are the uttermost values […]

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As being Organization for Human Rights&Solidarity for Oppressed People (MAZLUMDER) and Human Rights Organization (İHD) we believe that we are faced with a, absolutely humanitarian, task of releasing policeman Hakan AÇIL, who was kidnapped by armed persons on 09th October 2005. As it is known by public, after the kidnapping there are many calls by […]

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Ankara-Paris, 28 December 2005 The International Federation for Human Rights and its member organizations in Turkey, the Human Rights Foundation of Turkey (TIHV) and the Human Rights Association (IHD) express their deepest concerns regarding the new charge by the Şişli Public Prosecutor against M. Hrant Dink, editor in chief of Agos, an Armenian-Turkish language weekly […]

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Today is the 57th anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and is the International Human Rights Day. Unfortunately, there still are in the world, oppression, repression, wars, poverty and famine. Human rights and freedoms which are acquired through centuries-long struggles, are trying to be confiscated from the hands of mankind […]

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