5-year-old subjected to strip search during prison visit: report

A 5-year-old boy was subjected to a strip search during a prison visit in Turkey’s Samsun province, according to a letter written by an...

Report of the Ankara Bar Association Human Rights Center, Torture at the Anti-terrorism bureau...

Translation of the report of the Ankara Bar Association human rights center on the allegations of torture at the anti̇-smuggling bureau and the anti-terrorism...

Turkish intel agents torture inmates in İstanbul’s notorious Silivri Prison, deputy claims

Sezgin Tanrıkulu, a deputy from Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP), has claimed that a National Intelligence Organization (MİT) agent who pretends to...

HDP Deputy Gergerlioğlu: “Zabit Kişi who was tortured for 108 days, he had bled...

108 DAYS IN CONTAINER ‘Zabit Kisi stated that he had been tortured from the moment he was handed over to MIT in Kazakhstan and that...

Holding inmates far from families a violation of human rights, ECtHR says in Turkey...

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) on Tuesday ruled that Turkey had violated the right to respect for private and family life of...

Abducted political science graduate Tunç’s wife: “The police are asking me where my husband...

Political science graduate Yusuf Bilge Tunc was abducted about 3 years after his discharge with the Decree-Law. His wife told about what her family...

The Turkish Police brutally attacked the demonstrators in Van Province

The Turkish Police brutally attacked the demonstrators, protesting the government decision for removing the mayors of Diyarbakır, Mardin, and Van. In the video footage, police...

İstanbul governor disallows investigation into Erdoğan bodyguards who beat lawyer

The İstanbul Governor’s Office has refused to allow an investigation into two police officers who, as bodyguards of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, reportedly beat...

Tortured inmates investigated instead of officers: bar association

After being alerted to the torture of 20 inmates by prison guards, Turkish prison bosses instead investigated the tortured inmates for disciplinary breaches, the Diyarbakır...

Amnesty International invites activists to urge Turkish authorities to investigate missing men’s whereabouts

Amnesty International on Tuesday issued an urgent action document calling on human rights activists and concerned people to write letters urging Turkish authorities to...

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