Watch the moving testimony of Selin Senol-Akin, the wife of Kemal, an innocent navy officer who has been wrongfully imprisoned for the past 3 years in Turkey : One story of injustice…just one drop into the oceans of the world….Yet
(London) – The Turkish authorities’ decision to deny lawyers access to four men, who were forcibly disappeared in February 2019, but are now confirmed to be in police custody in Ankara raises concerns that the men may be being put under pressure
Gökhan Türkmen and Mustafa Yılmaz have been missing since 7 and 19 February 2019 respectively and are suspected to have been abducted and forcibly disappeared. The authorities have so far been denying that they are being held in official custody.
The International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) and the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) have jointly sent international observers to attend the first hearing of the criminal trial on the ‘Gezi Park’ protests at Silivri Prison Courthouse in Istanbul, scheduled to take place
More than two dozen ex-Turkish military officers are in the U.S. seeking asylum — afraid they’ll be jailed if they return home. They say they were falsely accused of taking part in a 2016 coup. STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: We have
Many human rights defenders, civil society activists, media, academics, politicians, doctors, lawyers, judges and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people, are still detained – sometimes without indictment, and are facing smear campaigns by the media and senior politicians.
ANKARA (Reuters) – Five Turkish foreign ministry staff detained last week on suspicion of links to a failed coup three years ago have said they have been tortured and mistreated in custody, the Ankara Lawyers’ Bar Association said on Tuesday.
The International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute(IBAHRI), in conjunction with the Anti-Torture Initiative (ATI), has written to Turkey’s President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, condemning the conviction of 11 members of the Turkish Medical Association (TMA) Central Council on terrorism charges. Signed by the IBAHRI Co-Chairs,
‘This is our history, and it’s burning.’ Photos from Paris show Notre Dame devastated by fire People gathered across Paris in shock and in tears as the Notre Dame cathedral, one of the city’s most famous landmarks, caught on fire,
$3 for each tree is required. All trees will be planted in more than 10 states in the United States. Arbor Day is a special day that is set aside to raise awareness of trees and the important role that they