A Perpetual Emergency: Attacks on Freedom of Assembly in Turkey and Repercussions for Civil Society

Turkey (report): Attack on Freedom of Assembly Undermines Work of Human Rights Defenders A report released…

Syrian Refugees in Cyprus Pushed Back to Turkey

On 15 May 2020, the administration of the self-declared Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) forcibly…

Human rights defender Mehmet Raci Bilici unfairly convicted

Repression of human rights defenders continues in Turkey where a board member of the Human Rights…

Statement of principles relating to the treatment of persons deprived of their liberty in the context of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic

European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) CPT/Inf…

Turkey: Continuing judicial harassment of 13 prominent human rights lawyers

The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a partnership of FIDH and the World…

Violation of Refugees’ Human Rights Is Unjustifiable

Collective Statement on the situation of refugees in Greece The signatories acknowledge the recent decision of…

2019 Report on Rights Violations in the Prisons of the Marmara Region

Prisons Commission in İstanbul relased its annual report on 28 February 2020. The report brings together rights…

Safety of the Life: General Social Situation of the Assyrian Villages in the Region

After hearing the situation of Nun Verde Gökmen living alone in the Mor Dimet Church in…

Safeguard the Rights of Refugees in Turkey!

We, the undersigned organizations working in the area of human rights, express our gravest concerns regarding…

MHK / Refugee Rights Coordination: Position Paper on the Principle of Non-Refoulement

The Refugee Rights Coordination [MHK]* released a position paper on the principle of non-refoulement regarding recent…