IHD Observation Report on the Incidents of 24-27 September 2018 at Düzce T-Type Closed Penitentiary Institution   12 October 2018   Applications and the Formation of the Delegation   Güzel Keleş filed an application before İHD’s Adana Branch on 28 September 2018 stating that her son Selami Keleş was a convict incarcerated at Düzce T-Type […]

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Pressures on Journalists and Politicians Cannot Be Accepted    The policy of the political power to exert pressure through the judiciary has not lost pace in Turkey. Continuous detention and arrest operations are maintained just like during the State of Emergency by the legal provisions of the recent Code No. 7145 that rendered the SoE […]

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İHD’s 19th Ordinary General Assembly will convene with the below-mentioned agenda on 3-4 November 2018 at Hacı Bektaş Veli Anadolu Kültür Foundation Headquarters Conference Hall located in Sokullu Mehmet Paşa Street, İğde Road No: 24 Dikmen-Çankaya/Ankara.   İHD respectfully announces to its delegates and the public.   AGENDA   Opening remarks and a moment of […]

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WHAT HAPPENED TO JAMAL KHASHOGGI? LET HIS FATE BE KNOWN! LET HIM BE DELIVERED TO HIS FAMILY ALIVE!   The uncertainty surrounding the fate of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was never heard from again after entering Saudi Arabia’s Istanbul General Consulate on 2 October 2018, continues. Some news sources claim that Mr. Khashoggi was under […]

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IHD has released several reports and statements arguing that there was no judicial structure in Turkey that was compatible with the principle of rule of law, there were grave barriers before the right to a fair trial, there was the threat of the implementation of enemy criminal law by means of specially authorized and mandated […]

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If There Is No Defense, There Is No Law: Freedom to Detained Lawyers!   Lawyer Selçuk Kozağaçlı, the Chairperson of Progressive Lawyers Association (Çağdaş Hukukçular Derneği –ÇHD) that has been engaged in the struggle for rights and justice for years in Turkey, and 16 lawyers from ÇHD and People’s Law Office (Halkın Hukuk Bürosu) were […]

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To the Press and the Public,   A delegation representing Human Rights Association’s (İHD) İstanbul Branch visited the construction site of the 3rd airport in İstanbul for observations regarding the pre-trial detention of airport construction workers on September 15 following a raid into their containers, which were used as dormitories, after they initiated a work […]

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Ankara Medical Chamber (Ankara Tabip Odası –ATO) and Human Rights Association’s (İHD) Ankara Branch have issued a report on the violations of the right to health in prisons. ATO Secretary General Dr. Ali Karakoç and ATO Human Rights Committee Member Dr. Nihat Bulut attended the press conference on behalf of ATO that was held on […]

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