May 29, 2013

Sevan Nişanyan, a Turkish-Armenian journalist, wrote a blog entry last September stating that critical comments about religion don’t constitute hate speech. “Making fun of an Arab leader who claimed he contacted God hundreds of years ago and received political, financial and sexual benefits is not hate speech,” he said.

December 14, 2012
روايت فعلان ايرانی در تبعيد
December 14, 2012
December 14, 2012

Why They Left

Stories of Iranian Activists in Exile

Summary
Türkiye’de Doksanlarda Gerçekleşen Faili Meçhul Cinayetler ve Kayıplar İçin Cezasızlığın Sona Erdirilmesi
September 3, 2012
"Adalet Vakti: Türkiye'de Doksanlarda Gerçekleşen Faili Meçhul Cinayetler ve Kayıplar İçin Cezasızlığın Sona Erdirilmesi" başlıklı 68 sayfalık raporda, 1993-1995 yılları arasında 20 yetişkin ve çocuk yaşta erkeğin öldürülmesi ve kayıp edilmesiyle bağlantılı olarak emekli Albay Cemal Temizöz ve diğer altı sanığın yargılanmakta olduğu dava üzerinden hesap sorulabilirliğin önündeki engeller incelenme
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Address by Holly Cartner, Europe and Central Asia division director
June 24, 2009
Address by Holly Cartner, Europe and Central Asia division director

Thank you for the opportunity to address this important forum and contribute to this welcome and much-needed reflection on the state of human rights in Europe.

This morning's discussion has already highlighted a wide array of areas in which serious human rights abuses have gone unpunished. And a strong case has been made for how a climate of impunity in turns fuels further violations.

EU States Should Halt Returns to Greece
November 26, 2008
EU States Should Halt Returns to Greece

(Athens, November 26, 2008) - Greece systematically rounds up and detains Iraqi asylum seekers and other migrants in dirty, overcrowded conditions and forcibly and secretly expels them to Turkey, Human Rights Watch said in a report issued today. Under EU rules, most Iraqis who enter the European Union through Greece must claim asylum there. 

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Jailing journalists has been one of the hallmarks of Turkey’s poor human rights record, a kind of shorthand for describing the country’s authoritarian tendencies and flawed justice system.

Dispatches: A look at human rights in the news today
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Dispatch: Soma Mağdurlarının Adalet Arayışı
May 13, 2015

13 Mayıs 2014 tarihinde vuku bulan Türkiye tarihinin en büyük maden faciasından bir yıl sonra mağdurlar ve mağdur aileleri için adaletin tam anlamıyla tecelli etmesini Adalet ve Kalkınma Partisi hükümeti engelliyor.

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Dispatches: Justice for Turkish Mine Disaster Victims
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One year after the biggest mining disaster in Turkey’s history, on May 13, 2014, the Justice and Development Party (AKP) government is blocking the path to full justice for the victims and their families.