İHD SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER 2019 Digest
01.09.2019: İHD issued a statement on September 1 World Peace day underlining that the demand for peace was a demand for human rights and democracy.
11.09.2019: İHD issued a statement calling for the release of former deputy and HDP Co-Chairperson Selahattin Demirtaş: “Why is Selahattin Demirtaş in Jail?”
01.10.2019: İHD called for the release of its Dersim Branch Chairperson Gürbüz Solmaz.
04.10.2019: İHD Legal Affairs Committee drafted a special report on the government’s recent Judicial Reform Strategy Document and presented its recommendations to solve problems underlining the primary problematic areas in the document. (17,841)
10.10.2019: İHD and Human Rights Foundation of Turkey issued a joint statement calling for an end to the Turkish military offensive into Syria.
16.10.2019: İHD warns of open and imminent threats against human rights defenders in Turkey.
25.10.2019: The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a partnership of FIDH and the OMCT, issued an urgent appeal to stop harassment of several human rights defenders as a reprisal for their calls for peace and respect of human rights in the context of the “Operation Peace Spring.”