Turkish Medical Association (TTB) Case
METU LGBTI+ Solidarity Now a Member of EPOA
BİANET The European Pride Organizers Association (EPOA) has announced that METU LGBTI+ Solidarity, the organizers of the Pride Parade in the university, is now its member.
Prosecutor Demands Prison Sentence for Five Journalists, Columnists
BİANET Announcing his opinion as to the accusations in the 15th hearing of Özgür Gündem main trial, the prosecutor has demanded that Eren Keskin, İnan Kızılkaya, Kemal Sancılı, Zana Kaya and Aslı Erdoğan be sentenced to prison.
Turkish court defies European ruling over jailed activist
Turkish court has refused to release Osman Kavala, leading civil society activist jailed for more than two years, defying a judgment from Europe’s top human rights court that his lengthy detention violated his rights and was aimed at stifling political dissent.
Human Rights Association Malatya Chair Sentenced to 6 Years, 3 Months in Prison
Human Rights Association (İHD) Malatya Branch Chair Gönül Öztürkoğlu has been sentenced to 6 years, 3 months in prison on charges of “propagandizing for a terrorist organization” and “aiding the organization".
Solidarity Network for Human Rights Defenders – Turkey has founded
We, the undersigned, emphasize once again that defending human rights is a universal right; thus, we strongly condemn the repression against human rights defenders and declare that we have founded İnsan Hakları Savunucuları Dayanışma Ağı (Solidarity Network for Human Rights Defenders – Turkey).
Joint Statement From Human Rights Organizations on Kavala Case
In a joint statement today, Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International said that the Turkish authorities should carry out the European Court ruling and release Osman Kavala immediately. The European Court of Human Rights ruled on December 10, 2019 that Osman Kavala, a civic leader, has been arbitrarily detained in Turkey since November 2017. The...