A human rights delegation was formed by Ad Osman Baydemir, Vice Chairman of Human Rights Association (IHD); Ad. Şeyhmuz Ülek, Vice Chairman of Organization of Human Rights and Solidarity for Oppressed People (Mazlum-Der); Celal Beşiktepe, Member of the Central Board of the Union of Architects and Engineers of Turkey (TMMOB); Ismail Boyraz, Deputy Secretary General […]

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Bomb attack in Taksim SquareMilitary Coup of 1980Constitutional Amendments Bomb Attack in Taksim Square Another bomb attack was conducted in line with political aim. Once more, we refer to "Realities" the play of Albert Camus, which analyses connections between the objectives and the instruments used for reaching these objectives. It is about Socialist Revolutionaries that […]

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A human rights delegation was formed by Osman Baydemir, Vice Chairman of Human Rights Association (IHD); Şeyhmuz Ülek, Vice Chairman of Organization of Human Rights and Solidarity for Oppressed People (MazlumDer); Celal Beşiktepe, Member of the Board of the Union of Chambers of Architects and Engineers of Turkey (TMMOB); Ismail Boyraz, Deputy Secretary General of […]

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17 JULY 1986-17 JULY 2001 The year 1985. Families of convicts and prisoners on remand did not want to forget the Military Coup, 12 September 1980 and the deaths and the persecutions of the Military Regime. Five years had been passed after military took the power and there were thousands of political prisoners in prisons. […]

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"It is not the security forces, but the people themselves who should decide upon which villages they are going to return. The security forces' duty is to sustain security in those villages; other public institutions are responsible for compensating the losses of people, and supporting the provision of humanitarian living conditions in the resettled villages." […]

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Ankara, 21 May 2001Mr. Hikmet Sami Türk,Minister of Justice Dear Mr. Türk, We hereby express our deep regret that the Ministry of Justice rejected our request for visiting the representatives of political prisoners in F Type prisons with a view to search for ending the hunger strikes and death fasting, which have led to the […]

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