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Turkey must protect all prisoners from coronavirus – Human Rights Watch
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Turkey must protect all prisoners from coronavirus – Human Rights Watch

The novel coronavirus poses a huge threat to inmates and staff in Turkey’s overcrowded prisons and the government should expand…
Take Action: Sign petition to call on Turkish authorities to release jailed purge-victims to stem Covid-19
Turkey

Take Action: Sign petition to call on Turkish authorities to release jailed purge-victims to stem Covid-19

Turkish government is reportedly preparing a judicial reform package, which includes the release of thousands of prisoners to stem Covid-19.…
Court revokes additional warrant for Turkish businessman Kavala on coup charges
Turkey

Court revokes additional warrant for Turkish businessman Kavala on coup charges

A Turkish court on Friday revoked an additional warrant issued for Osman Kavala, a jailed Turkish businessman and philanthropist, on…
Turkey’s removal of Kurdish mayors violates voters’ rights: HRW
Turkey

Turkey’s removal of Kurdish mayors violates voters’ rights: HRW

Turkey’s removal and arrest of multiple democratically elected Kurdish mayors across southeastern Turkey violates voters’ rights, Human Rights Watch (HRW)…
More than 6,000 Syrians removed from İstanbul since July: report
Turkey

More than 6,000 Syrians removed from İstanbul since July: report

Turkey has sent more than 6,000 Syrian migrants in İstanbul to temporary housing centers in other provinces since early July,…
EU has cut 1.2 bln euros in funds to Turkey since 2017 over human rights record
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EU has cut 1.2 bln euros in funds to Turkey since 2017 over human rights record

The EU has reduced funds to Turkey by more than €1.2 billion ($1.33 billion) since 2017 due to its deteriorating…
Armenian human right activist detained in İstanbul: report
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Armenian human right activist detained in İstanbul: report

Arlet Natali Avazyan, an Armenian-origin Turkish human rights activist, was detained following a police raid on her house on Tuesday.…
VIDEO | Today on the 5th of October, we celebrate the International Teacher’s Day
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VIDEO | Today on the 5th of October, we celebrate the International Teacher’s Day

October 5 is World Teachers’ Day. The organizers of the protest are Broken Chalk Platform, Victim Educators Platform – two…
ViDEO | 864 babies in jail with their mothers as prisoners of conscience in #Turkey
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ViDEO | 864 babies in jail with their mothers as prisoners of conscience in #Turkey

Dozens of people demonstrated on September 23 in New York against what they described as the “crimes” committed by the…
UN: World Leaders Should Speak Out for Rights
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UN: World Leaders Should Speak Out for Rights

World leaders gathering for the United Nations General Assembly should reject the abusive policies of autocratic populists and promote greater…
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