Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi stated that the operation for retaking the city back from ISIS has been launched.
A new report realesed by Council of Europe’s Monitoring Committee, has criticised the Turkish government on multiple counts: Human rights abuse allegations in Kurdish areas, Restrictions on press freedoms and freedom of speech, ect…
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al-Hussein made a call to Turkish government for allowing independent investigation on the grave human rights violations happened in the regions under curfew. Hussein stated that “the most worrisome” reports are the ones claiming that 100 people were burned to death in the basements in Cizre.
Receiving International Hrant Dink Award last year, Saudi human rights defender Samar Badawi was arrested yesterday. Today, she released on bail.
Documentation Center of TİHV (Human Rights Foundation of Turkey) reported the violation of rights committed against the civilians during the curfew in Silvan district of Diyarbakir. In the report, it is stated that 6 people were killed by the security forces. After the release of TİHV’s report, another civilian was killed in Mescit Neighborhood in Slivan.