MRAP: Turkey: the racist Zero Tolerance Policy toward Kurds

United Nations General Assemblyuman Rights Council 45th Session 14 September–2 October 2020 A/HRC/45/NGO/86  Written statement* submitted by Mouvement contre le racisme et pour l’amitié entre les peuples, a non-governmental organization on the roster./ 25 September 2020

Written statement* submitted by Mouvement contre le racisme et pour l’amitié entre les peuples, a non-governmental organization on the roster

While the Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, in his report on the 2016 mission to Turkey (A/HRC/37/50/Add.1), appealed the Turkish authorities to publicly reinforce its zero tolerance policy on torture, the Government. of Turkey has developed a racist Zero Tolerance Policy towards Kurdish people.

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MRAP: Turkey: the repression against Kurdish elected peoplecontinues

United Nations General Assemblyuman Rights Council 45th Session 14 September–2 October 2020 A/HRC/45/NGO/89 Written statement* submitted by Mouvement contre le racisme et pour l’amitié entre les peuples, a non-governmental organization on the roster./24 September 2020

After the failed coup attempt of 15 July 2016, the Turkish government declared a state of emergency. It was renewed every three months for a total period of two years. The state of emergency has been applied without any legal framework and has been transformed into an instrument of authoritarian repression against opposition groups in society.

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MRAP: Turkey: Support for Daech members promotes violations of human rights and international humanitarian law

United Nations General Assemblyuman Rights Council 45th Session 14 September–2 October 2020 A/HRC/45/NGO/87  Written statement* submitted by Mouvement contre le racisme et pour l’amitié entre les peuples, a non-governmental organization on the roster./22 September 2020

Turkish state support for Daech

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KHRN Exclusive Report on Killing of Three Kolbars by Iranian Border Guards

Zanko Ahmadi, Zanest Hassannejad, and Soroush Makari were three Kurdish Kolbars killed by the Iranian border guards in the Bajar area of Sardasht, On Monday morning, September 14,2020. Two days later, in an interview with the Iranian state media, the West Azarbaijan border commander described the killed Kolbars as a “border trespasser and supported the killing of these individuals by forces under his command.

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