OHCHR | Arbitrary detention and the right to a fair trial: UN experts find Turkey violated human rights
On 15 July 2016, a faction within Turkey’s military attempted to overthrow the government. The coup failed and in the following days, weeks and months the Turkish government embarked on a crackdown of exceptional proportions, targeting people it accuses of being linked to Fethullah Gülen – a Turkish cleric in exile in the US, who […]
On 7 June, pursuant to the Article 20 of the UN Convention Against Torture, the associations of IAHRA_Geneva, JWF, AST, HRD and SCF has submitted a communication before the CAT in order to initiate an inquiry against Turkey.
Former NASA scientist Serkan Golge was suddenly released from prison in Turkey this week after spending nearly three years behind bars on terrorism charges — an arrest stemming in part from his possession of a single dollar bill.
March 15, 2019 – Huddled Masses condemns the terrorist attack on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, which resulted in the death of 49 people. This act of terror is an attack on our common humanity and universal human values. This tragic event is a reminder for us that it is more important than ever to […]