Joint Statement on the Law Amending the Law on the Enforcement of Sentences and Security Measures and Some Other Laws

The Law Amending Law No. 7242 on the Enforcement of Sentences and Security Measures and Some Other Laws, known by the public as the “amnesty law” was precipitately adopted by the GNAT putting forth the obligation created by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Women unionists call for respect of children’s rights

The Confederation of Revolutionary Workers’ Unions (DISK) Women’s Commission, Confederation of Public Workers’ Unions (KESK) Women’s Assembly, Union of Chambers of Turkish Engineers and Architects (TMMOB) Women’s Working Group and the Turkish Medical Association (TTB) Women’s Medicine and Women’s Health Branch issued a joint statement on children’s rights on 23 April, children’s day in Turkey.

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DFG: Over a hundred journalists still jailed despite pandemic in Turkey

The Dicle Fırat Journalists’ Association (DFG, Dicle Fırat Gazeteciler Derneği) draws attention in its March report on press freedom in Turkey to the difficult working conditions of media workers in the corona crisis. Their task of informing the public about current developments requires them to continue their work under all circumstances, but journalists are exposed to a high risk due to inadequate protective measures.

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