WE WILL NOT LET HUMAN RIGHTS VALUES BE DISCARDED IN ANY WAY!   10 December 2018 marks the 70th anniversary of the day the United Nations (UN) General Assembly adopted and proclaimed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Debates, which had started during WWII with its gross destruction and devastation to ensure that similar […]

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IHD’s 19th Ordinary General Assembly was held on 3-4 November 2018 in Ankara.   IHD’s Honorary Co-Chair Mr. Akın Birdal served as the president of the council at the two-day general assembly. The assembly was conducted in a vibrant atmosphere thanks to IHD delegates and with the participation of Mr. Dimitris Christopoulos, the President of […]

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Human Rights Association held its 19th Ordinary General Assembly on 3-4 November 2018 in Ankara. Akın Birdal, the former Chairperson of IHD and former Vice-President of FIDH, served as the president of the council at the two-day general assembly.     Dimitris Christopoulos, the President of International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and Wadih Al-Asmar, […]

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New permanent and substitute members for IHD’s Central Executive Board, Disciplinary Board, and Supervisory Board have been elected at the 19th Ordinary General Assembly held on 3-4 November 2018 in Ankara.   Central Executive Board Permanent Substitute Öztürk Türkdoğan H. Feray Salman E. Eren Keskin Elçin Aktoprak Kerem Altıparmak Emrah Kırımsoy Necla Şengül Ali Rıza […]

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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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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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PEACE IS A HUMAN RIGHT! WE DEMAND PEACE! THE DEMAND FOR PEACE IS A DEMAND FOR HUMAN RIGHTS AND DEMOCRACY!   Human Rights Association (IHD) would like to reiterate once again that we want to live in a world dominated by peace on the occasion of September 1 World Peace Day.[1] The right to peace […]

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Saturday Mothers Cannot Be Outlawed!   Enforced disappearances under custody constitute a shame for humanity, a black hole for our civilization. Saturday Mothers who have been struggling for truth and justice are the pride and honor of not only Turkey but also the whole world. Saturday Mothers cannot be outlawed!   Last week’s shameful attack […]

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Saturday Mothers 700th Week: We shall not forget, we shall not forgive, we shall not give up   The Human Rights Association (İHD) would like to express once again that we have not forgotten the forcibly disappeared persons on the occasion of the 700th Saturday Mothers’/People’s sit-in that was initiated on May 27, 1995.   […]

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