Turkish citizens living in Europe have started casting ballots for the referendum that will be held in Turkey on April 16. Ballot boxes are set up in 57 countries and at border gates.
We talked to David L. Phillips, the Director of the Program on Peace-building and Rights at Columbia University’s Institute for the Study of Human Rights, about the developments around the triangle of Turkey-US-Middle East by way of his recent book “An Uncertain Ally: Turkey under Erdogan's Dictatorship”.
The Armenian Communities Department of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation is launching an educational project titled “Zarmanazan” in La Bourboule, France as part of its Western Armenian revitalization program.
In Antalya, an Alevi family filed a lawsuit for the exemption of their child from the compulsory religion course. Antalya 4th Administrative Court ruled for stay of execution.
Human rights activist, deputy chair and Diyarbakir Branch director of Human Rights Association (İHD) Raci Bilici is detained this morning in a police raid to his house.
According to the report of UN Human Rights Office, about 2000 people had been killed in the operations between July 2015 and 31 December 2016 and about 500,000 had been displaced. Reminding that the government denied access for UN investigators, the office called for an urgent investigation.
This year, March 8 may be one of the strongest reactions of the women's movement against “one-man” policies of governments. 30 countries responded to the general strike call that was initiated by anti-Trump women's movement in the US. In Turkey, a women's demonstration was held in Istanbul and the “Feminist Night March” will be held on March 8.
Curfew is lifted in Xerabê Bava (Koruköy) and Talatê (Doğanlı) villages in Mardin. First photos from the villages show the destroyed houses.
Creating an education model with its Kurdish curriculum, day care centers named Zarokistan were closed down, after a trustee was assigned to Kayapınar Municipality. Covenanted employees are dismissed.
Muiznieks: Steps must be taken to restore freedoms immediately and state of emergency must be stopped
The Council of Europe's Commissioner for Human Rights Nils Muiznieks released a memorandum about Turkey after 6 years. Muiznieks stated that the state of emergency must be stopped.