Monday, July 23, 2018

Family: We want the body, we will take the execution to court

Footage had surfaced of HPG guerrilla Cuma Imen being captured alive in the Beytüşşebap district countryside in Şırnak and Imen was later executed by soldiers. Cuma Imen’s family demand their child’s body and say they will take the execution to court.

Scores of children on prison hunger strike in Turkey

Scores of children in Hatay Juvenile Prison and Denizli Juvenile Prison started a hunger strike to protest the prison conditions.

HRW: Turkish border guards shoot, block fleeing Syrians

Guards at Turkey’s closed border with Syria are indiscriminately shooting at and summarily returning Syrian asylum seekers attempting to cross into Turkey, Human Rights Watch said on Saturday.

Sick prisoner: We are subjected to inhumane practices

Sick prisoner in Diyarbakır Type D Prison Hasan Aşa stated that they are subjected to “inhumane” practices.

A third of HDP members detained over last three years

About a third of Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) members have been detained by Turkish police since July 2015, Mesopotamia News Agency reported.

HRW: Turkish-allied groups loot people’s property in Afrin

Human Rights Watch has documented that armed groups working with Turkish forces are looting and destroying civilian property in the city of Afrin and surrounding villages, exacerbating the plight of civilians there.

Kate Osamor MP writes to PM May over remarks against the Kurds

Kate Osamor MP for Edmonton stated that PM May’s remarks against the Kurds could encourage racist attacks by extremist Turkish groups in the UK against Kurdish people.

Report on torture by Turkish soldiers in Şemdinli

There was torture in Şemdinli, confirmed delegation of jurists.

IHD issues a call for soldiers and police officers held by PKK

The IHD called on parties and presidential candidates to put detained Turkish security officers on their agenda.

Call from two Kurdish prisoners sentenced to death in Iran

Two Kurdish political prisoners Zanyar Muradî and Ramin Hossein Panahi sent an open letter and called on the public for awareness against the Iranian regime’s order of execution.