A closure case was opened against Scientific and Cultural Researches Foundation (İLKAV) on the account of the fact that speeches at the panel, which organized by the foundation, about “Education System and Religious Education under the Pressure of Official Ideology”. At the same time, a denunciation was made to the public prosecutor office to demand […]

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“The bombing attack which killed 6 people and injured more than 100 is a crime against humanity. We strongly condemn and curse the attack.” Yesterday (22.05.2007), 6 people have been killed and 100 injured as a result of the blast in Ulus district of Ankara. It is definite that this attack aiming to create fear […]

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In democratic law states, authorities and responsibilities of any institutions are determined in line with universal standards that are guarantee of democracy and freedoms. Yesterday; the whole Turkey watched the press statement, by Chief of the General Staff, with all attention. Actually, this situation is an open indication about our (Turkey) level in norms of […]

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Pressure, arrests and detentions decisions that made against DTP (Democratic Society Party) members/executives cause a tense atmosphere, which will affect Newroz celebrations as well. The mentioned restricting application that is against freedom of association causes restricting applications against also freedom of expressions. There is a possibility that Newroz celebrations, which should serve for peace, might […]

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In order to Solve Concerns of Health Conditions of Mr. Abdullah Ocalan; An Independent Committee of Experts should be Composed! Distinguished Press Members, In both press statement, on 1st March 2007 Thursday, and application to IHD (Human Rights Association) Headquarters; Lawyers of Abdullah Ocalan (leader of PKK, Kurdistan Workers’ Party) claimed there are signs, which […]

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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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