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IHOP will monitor the trial against human rights defenders

153 PEOPLE, INCLUDING HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS, APPEARED IN COURT ON 18 OCTOBER 2010. THE HUMAN RIGHTS JOINT PLATFORM WILL MONITOR THE TRIAL. Several members of the Peace and Democracy Party (BDP), along with mayors, municipal officers, executive members of trade unions and several other associations, were detained in operations starting …

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JOINT OPINION ON LAW DRAFT ON NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS ORGANIZATION

Human rights organizations share the opinion that an independent and efficient Human Rights Organization will undertake a significant function in terms of protecting and putting into life human rights and freedoms, in addition to providing important contributions in the realization of basic rights and freedoms. For that reason, the initiatives …

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Our new contact info!

Please note the new contact info of Human Rights Joint Platform Secretariat.   Human Rights Joint Platform Address: Tunus Cd. No:87/8 Kavaklidere Ankara 06680 Turkey Phone: +90 312 468 84 60 Fax:     +90 312 468 92 53

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Some Human Rights Organizations not Invited to Refugee Seminar

A seminar titled as “Administration and Management of Reception Centers” has been organized by UNHCR Representation in Turkey and Police Department – Foreigners Migration Office between 23 and 26 December 2008 in Izmir through the Global Opportunities Fund for Migration of the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Representatives of several …

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New Publication “Internet: Restricted Access”

IHOP published the book titled "Internet: Restricted Access A Critical Assessment of Internet Content Regulation and Censorship in Turkey" written by Dr. Yaman Akdeniz and Dr. Kerem Altıparmak. The book is published within the Freedom of Thought Programme of IHOP. Downloadable copies (English/Turkish) are available below.

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IHOP translates new UN Documents

IHOP updated its translation pool with the latest general comment of UN Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Committee and UN Fact Sheets as a part of its human rights defenders capacity building programme. The translations are available in Turkish for public use and free of charge. Please click for the …

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Violence Can Never Be Accepted – Bomb Attacks in Istanbul

The bomb attacks in Gungoren district of Istanbul killed 18 persons on 27 July 2008. 154 other individuals were injured.No action directly targeting civilians and killing them can be accepted. We invite all the parties responsible for protecting the right to life of people to comply with the rules of …

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