Parliament wants to suspend EU accession negotiations with TurkeyWednesday, 13 Mars, 2019 , 18:36
MEPs want the Council and Commission to suspend EU accession talks with Turkey Modernising the 1995 EU-Turkey Customs Union should remain an option EU funds must be made available to support Turkish civil society  


Osman Kavala’s Attorney İlkan Koyuncu: Indictment Misreads GeziWednesday, 6 Mars, 2019 , 18:30 | Haluk Kalafat

Speaking to bianet about the Gezi indictment, İlkan Koyuncu, the attorney of Osman Kavala, has said, “This indictment shows that they have imprisoned Kavala all for nothing for 16 months.”


The situation of opposition politicians in Turkey is worsening, says PACEFriday, 25 January, 2019 , 18:36 | 24/01/2019 | Session


Following an urgent debate held in plenary session in Strasbourg, PACE noted “the worsening of the situation of opposition politicians in Turkey” and called on the Turkish authorities to respect fully their rights and freedoms of expression, association and assembly.



Hearing : Alleged abuses by Turkey during curfews imposed in december 2015Thursday, 15 November, 2018 , 17:38

Webcast of the European Court of Human Rights hearing on alleged abuses by Turkey during curfews imposed in december 2015


Syria: Turkey must stop serious violations by allied groups and its own forces in Afrin Thursday, 2 August, 2018 , 17:21


Turkish forces are giving Syrian armed groups free rein to commit serious human rights abuses against civilians in the northern city of Afrin, Amnesty International said today, following an in-depth investigation into life under the Turkish military occupation.


 Missing activist woman may be abducted by security forces Monday, 16 July, 2018 , 17:41

Iran Human Rights Monitor

Maryam Faraji, a 33-year-old civil activist who was last seen on July 5, leaving her home, went missing. There has been no news of her since her suspicious disappearance. Her cellphone has been off during this period, as well.


Iran: Stop Imminent Execution of Kurdish Prisoner, Investigate Evidence of Torture and Denial of Due ProcessTuesday, 3 July, 2018 , 18:02

June 20, 2018—The Iranian judiciary should immediately annul the death sentence issued against Kurdish prisoner Ramin Hossein Panahi and investigate credible concerns of torture and denial of due process, the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI) said in a statement today.


Turkey, Early Presidential and Parliamentary Elections, 24 June 2018: Statement of Preliminary Findings and ConclusionsWednesday, 27 June, 2018 , 18:45

Publisher | Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe | 25 June 2018

Turkey, Early Presidential and Parliamentary Elections, 24 June 2018: Statement of Preliminary Findings and Conclusions

The views, opinions, conclusions and other information expressed in this document are not given nor necessarily endorsed by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) unless the OSCE is explicitly defined as the Author of this document.


Syria: Turkey-Backed Groups Seizing PropertyMonday, 18 June, 2018 , 15:09

Compensate Displaced Residents for Use, Damage

(Beirut) – Turkey-backed armed groups in the Free Syrian Army (FSA) have seized, looted, and destroyed property of Kurdish civilians in the Afrin district of northern Syria, Human Rights Watch said today. The anti-government armed groups have installed fighters and their families in residents’ homes and destroyed and looted civilian properties without compensating the owners.


Peoples' Tribunal: Verdict on Turkey and KurdsFriday, 25 May, 2018 , 18:51

"The Turkish state president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan is directly responsible for the war crimes and the state crimes committed in particularly in the cities of the southeast of Anatolia," said Philippe Texier, vice president of the Permanent Peoples' Tribunal.