Report on Rights Violations in the Prisons of the Marmara Region: Third Quarter / July – August – September 2020

This report brings together rights violation applications filed with the Human Rights Association’s (HRA) Istanbul Branch…

At the Brink of Existence: Report on Rights Violations Against Refugees – January & September 2020

As of 23 September 2020, there are 3 621 968 Syrian refugees and around 400 000…

Tahir Elçi Case Should Not End Up with Impunity

Tahir Elçi was murdered 5 years ago. He was a human rights defender who bravely fought…

İHD Open Letter to Robert Spano, President of the European Court of Human Rights

Dear Robert Spano, President, European Court of Human Rights We have learnt from the press that…

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…