The Human Rights Association (IHD) Van Branch said the report it prepared on the violations of rights in the city in 2019 recorded 1,657 violations.Continue reading “IHD: 1,657 violations of rights recorded in Van in 2019”
Background; The present report was prepared pursuant to Human Rights Council resolutions 5/1 and 16/21, taking into consideration the periodicity of the universal periodic review. It is a compilation of information contained in reports of treaty bodies and special procedures and other relevant United Nations documents, presented in a summarized manner owing to word-limit constraints. Full English Report in PDFContinue reading “UPR Turkey: Report of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights”
Violations of human rights in prisons of Tekirdağ, Sincan, Tarsus and Konya are increasing.Continue reading “Violations of human rights in prisons increasing”
Turkey’s human rights record is examined by the UN Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Working Group for the third time today. The session at UN Geneva headquarters is attended by UN member states and civil society organizations.Continue reading “Turkey’s human rights record reviewed at UN”
Turkish-backed mercenary groups have cut down numerous olive trees in the village of Kafarjana in Afrin’s Shera district.
According to sources on the ground, the mercenary group Liwa al-Waqas have cut down 400 40-year-old trees in the villages of Sanara and Hakaha in the Shiye district.Continue reading “Turkey’s mercenaries cut down 400 olive trees in Afrin”