Avin Jumah, co-chair of the Human Rights Organization in Al-Jazeera region, said that the level of human rights is declining in Turkey, especially with regard to women’s rights and public freedoms, as many women are killed and raped annually, on false pretenses or accusations, either out of honor or domestic violence, and all the perpetrators of these abuses are not They are held accountable. “Continue reading “Jumah: Killing of women is crime repeated in the absence of the law”
1 September World Peace Day arrived once again in Turkey in the shadow environment of conflict and war. Members of the Peace Mothers Assembly in Izmir, welcoming the World Peace Day, said they wished for an end to the war.Continue reading “Peace Mothers: The key to peace is in Imrali”
The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders (FIDH-OMCT) is shocked and deeply saddened by the death of human rights lawyer Ebru Timtik yesterday, after 238 days of hunger strike while in custody. The Observatory, which is holding the Turkish authorities responsible for her death, calls for the immediate and unconditional release of all human rights defenders arbitrarily detained in the country, including lawyer Aytaç Ünsal, who has been on hunger strike for over six months and whose health has sharply deteriorated.Continue reading “FIDH: Authorities are responsible for Ebru Timtik’s death in custody”
The displaced from Afrin, living in al-Shahba canton, condemned the silence of the humanitarian organizations towards the people of Afrin and said, “The Turkish state is deliberately attacking women.”Continue reading “Afrin Displaced: Turkish state deliberately attacked women in occupied Afrin”
On the Day of the Disappeared, the Istanbul Initiative of Saturday Mothers has once again called on the Turkish government to clarify the fate of the missing and sign the UN Convention against Disappearances.Continue reading “Saturday Mothers: The state must face its past”
Maria Arena, Chair of the Subcommittee on Human Rights (DROI) issued the following statement:“We are deeply shocked by the death of lawyer Ebru Timtik in an Istanbul hospital after a 238 days hunger strike. Ms Timtik was sentenced to more than 13 years in prison during a parody of justice.Continue reading “Maria Arena: Tragic news on human rights defenders continue to flow from Turkey”
Ceyda Yüksel, who lived in Bornova, Izmir, was murdered in her house by a man named Serkan Dindar, in the Erciş district of Van. Another woman, P.A., died in suspicious circumstances.
68-year-old Syrian woman killed in Kilis by her son-in-law.
Turkish occupation and its mercenaries are systemically continuing their atrocities’ practices against women in the occupied areas, and terrifying numbers about cases of murder, assault and kidnapping, while humanitarian organization still remain silent towards what is happening there.Continue reading “Violence against women increased, ONG still remain silent”