22 March 2017 Detained on 15 March 2017 in Diyarbakır, M. Raci Bilici, İHD’s Vice-President and Diyarbakır Branch President, was released on 21 March 2017 with judicial control measure by the judge on duty. The concrete accusation against M. Raci Bilici was to participate in various interviews and meetings as a representative of an NGO […]

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20 March 2017 On 15 March 2017, human rights defender Raci Bilici was arrested and is currently held in detention in the Anti-Terror Branch of the Diyarbakır Provincial Directorate of Security. Raci Bilici is the Chairperson of the Diyarbakır Branch of Human Rights Association (İHD) and national Vice-Chairperson of İHD. The association was founded in […]

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Alerts, Turkey March 16, 2017 EuroMed Rights strongly condemns the arrest yesterday of Raci Bilici, İHD’s Vice President and Diyarbakır Branch President. Wednesday 15 March, Raci Bilici has been detained in the early hours of the morning, right after his house has been searched by the police. He is currently held in detention together with […]

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TUR 001 / 0317 / OBS 026 Arbitrary arrest Turkey March 16, 2017   The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a joint programme of FIDH and the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT), requests your urgent intervention in the following situation in Turkey.   Description of the situation:   The Observatory has been informed […]

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Today (15 March 2017), M.Raci Bilici, İHD’s Vice President and Diyarbakır Branch President, was detained in the early hours of the morning right after his house was searched by the police. He is still held in detention in the Anti-Terror Branch of Diyarbakır Provincial Directorate of Security. Together with Raci Bilici, totally 11 persons being […]

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GENEVA (10 March 2017) The UN Human Rights Office on Friday published a report detailing allegations of massive destruction, killings and numerous other serious human rights violations committed between July 2015 and December 2016 in southeast Turkey, during Government security operations that have affected more than 30 towns and neighbourhoods and displaced between 335,000 and […]

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The ongoing conflicting environment in our country continues hurting us by multiplying the suffer that it causes. Soldiers, policemen, organization militants and civilians are losing their lives every day. In a little while, we will share with you the horrifying balance sheet and grave human rights violations which are generated and caused by this conflicting […]

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30.10.2016  To the International Community and Human Rights Organizations  REPORT ON RECENT SITUATION IN THE KURDISH REGION OF TURKEY Recent Situation in the Kurdish Region Human rights violations in Turkey, especially in the Kurdish region, increase in an alarming rate. Just a few days after we shared our 9-month report on the situation of human […]

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