NOVEMBER-DECEMBER 2019 Digest
01. 11.2019: The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) and the Human Rights Joint Platform (İHOP) published a briefing paper entitled “Restricted at Discretion” on the enjoyment of freedoms of movement and assembly in Turkey.
15.11.2019: The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a partnership of FIDH and the World Organization Against Torture (OMCT) issued a call to stop the ongoing harassment of Academics for Peace.
19.11.2019: The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) and the Human Rights Joint Platform (İHOP) have issued a briefing paper on “Turkey’s Judicial Reform Strategy and Judicial Independence.”
25.11.2019: İHD’s İstanbul Branch Committee Against Racism and Discrimination issued a special report on Nun Verde Gökmen and the general social situation of Assyrian villages in the Tur Abdin (Midyat) region.
09.12.2019: The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a partnership of FIDH and the World Organization Against Torture (OMCT) issued an urgent appeal for Assoc. Prof. Tuna Altınel of Lyon University calling on the authorities to stop judicial harassment and remove the obstacle to Altınel’s freedom of movement.
09.12.2019: The International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) President Alice Mogwe issued an op-ed on the occasion of the Human Rights Day underlining that human rights defenders are key agents of change.
10.12.2019: İHD and Human Rights Foundation of Turkey issued a joint statement on the occasion of 10 December Human Rights Day delivering a comprehensive analysis of the human rights field in Turkey within the first 11 months of 2019.