Sunday, July 22, 2018

HRW: Turkey stops registering Syrian asylum seekers

Turkish authorities in Istanbul and nine provinces on or near the Syrian border have stopped registering all but a handful of recently arrived Syrian asylum seekers.

Zeinab Jalaliyan calls for joint stand against executions

Kurdish prisoner Jalaliyan jailed in Iran wrote a letter in prison, calling to “stand against executions all together”.

Justice for disappeared people demanded in Amed

The Human Rights Association and families of the disappeared held sit-in for justice in Amed.

Saturday Mothers meet in Galatasaray for the 649th time

This week Hasan Gülünay was remembered: he disappeared while in police custody.

Justice for Soma action at Abbasağa Park

The march of the Soma miners' families asking for justice reached Istanbul 

Non-Turkish speaker female prisoner denied medical treatment

Sick prisoner Sabiha Uzun isn’t able to get the medical visits she needs because she doesn’t speak Turkish.

73-year-old sick prisoner to take dialysis in prison ward

Sick prisoner Meles Tekin has been waiting for the report from the Adana Forensic Medicine Institution for two months to be released. Tekin’s health has deteriorated and will be put on a dialysis machine in the prison ward.

Taşdemir case taken to the European Court of Human Rights

The Kurdish woman activist has not seen her lawyers and family after being extradited to Turkey.

Saturday Mothers demand justice for the disappeared in Istanbul

The Saturday Mothers gathered in Galatasaray for the 693rd time.