Friday, August 17, 2018

Saturday Mothers meet in Istanbul for the 698th week

The story of Ibrahim Kartay who disappeared in 1994 was told.

Kurdish writer on hunger strike in Urmia prison

Kurdish writer Elî Bedirxanî has been on a hunger strike for the last 5 days in the Urmia prison he is held in.

Öcalan’s family again refused right to visit

Isolation regime imposed on Kurdish People’s Leader continues.

Kobanê lawyers condemn the isolation imposed on Öcalan

The lawyers called on the international community and institutions to speak out against the isolation regime of the Turkish state.

Lawyer Zeytun: Illegal detentions are torture, must be denounced

Head of Human Rights Association Amed Branch, lawyer Zeytun said they will do everything in their power to stop illegal abductions.

HDP denounces situation of ill prisoners

The HDP released a paper on the situation of ill prisoners.

Mehmet Öcalan: We must rise up against the isolation

Mehmet Öcalan asks that the isolation imposed upon his brother Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Öcalan be rejected and people take action, warning that “tomorrow may be too late”.

Öcalan lawyers send report to CPT

The European body has not visited Imrali since 2016.

How many times can a person disappear?

Saturday Mothers in Istanbul asked what happened to student Tolga Ceylan who disappeared in 2004.

AI: Turkey must stop serious violations in Afrin

Turkish forces are giving Syrian armed groups free rein to commit serious human rights abuses against civilians in the northern city of Afrin, Amnesty International said, following an in-depth investigation into life under the Turkish military occupation.