MRAP: Turkey: end repression in order to restore freedoms and rights

Written statement*submitted by Mouvement contre le racisme et pour l’amitié entre les peuples, a non-governmental organization on the rosterThe Secretary-General has received the following written statement which is circulated in accordance with Economic and Social Council resolution 1996/31. Human Rights Council Forty-secondsession 9–27 September 2019 Agenda item 3Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development

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September 1 World Peace Day: The Demand for Peace is a Demand for Human Rights and Democracy!

On the occasion of September 1 World Peace Day,[1] we would once again like to state that we want to live in a world dominated by peace. The right to peace is a human right.

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IHD THIV Joint Statement on HDP Mayors’ Removal from Office and the Appropriation of Municipalities

The primary and sine qua non rule of democracy is to recognize the will of constituents. To respect and protect such will are the tasks of everyone in order to promote peace and democracy, to be able maintain one’s status as a citizen. IHD and HRFT, thereby, invite the political power to drop the assignment of state trustees and reinstate elected mayors, and call on all citizens to protect peace and democracy, thus, to protect their own will.

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