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404 people tortured, 10 people abducted in Turkey in 2020: TİHV

Four hundred four people were tortured and 10 were abducted in Turkey last year, according to an annual report released by the Human Rights Foundation...

Turkey’s rights foundation details widespread violations against activists in 2020

Infographics released on the website of the Human Rights Foundation of Turkey (TİHV) have revealed widespread rights violations suffered by human rights activists in...

152 students in Turkey sentenced to over 500 years in prison in 5 years: report

Turkish courts handed down sentences totaling 506 years to 152 students between 2015 and 2019, according to a recent report released by the Human...

More than 800 Boğaziçi protestors subjected to ill-treatment by police: report

At least 800 people demonstrating against the appointment of a pro-government rector to İstanbul’s prestigious Boğaziçi University were subjected to ill-treatment by police officers...

Turkey has declared 351 curfews in Kurdish region since August 2015

Turkish authorities declared 351 curfews in 11 predominantly Kurdish provinces between Aug. 16, 2015 and Jan. 1, 2019 according to the Turkish Human Rights...

Turkish rights organizations say almost 6,000 people subjected to torture or mistreatment in 2017

Turkey’s human rights organizations have said almost 6,000 people were subjected to torture or mistreatment in the country in 2017, the T24 news website...

İHD and TİHV: 2,278 tortured, 11 abducted in Turkey in 2017

The Human Rights Association (İHD) and the Human Rights Foundation of Turkey (TİHV) on Saturday said 2,278 people were tortured and 11 abducted in...

Rights group says prison guards threatened with jail when they refuse to torture inmates

Founding President of the Turkish Human Rights Foundation (TİHV) Professor Şebnem Korur Fincancı said on Sunday that some prison guards who refused to follow...

Human rights organizations call for Turkish gov’t to relaunch settlement process

Five non-governmental organizations have examined operations carried out by the Turkish security force members in order to eliminate Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) terrorists in...

Turkish gov’t serves to protect perpetrators of torture, human rights foundations say

A joint statement by the Human Rights Foundation of Turkey (TİHV) and Human Rights Association said that Turkish government serves to protect perpetrators of...

Number of journalists behind bars increases to 37, TGS says

The Turkish Journalists Union (TGS) has said that currently 37 journalists are imprisoned in Turkey, while many others are under pressure of the Turkish...

Main opposition deputy says incidents of torture sharply increased under AK Party rule

Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) İstanbul deputy Sezgin Tanrıkulu has said that incidents of torture increased from 900 to 5,671 in the last...

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