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Legislation in Turkey

Demo version of the new database of IHOP for monitoring human rights in Turkish legislation is launched. Database is available only in Turkish and may be reached via a banner on the Turkish main page. The demo version of the database includes legislative mechanism on freedom of expression. The complete version …

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Amnesty International Turkey

Amnesty International Turkey began by a 1995 initiative of volunteers in Istanbul. The AI initiative group’s first action in 1996 aimed to attract attention to human rights violations in the People’s Republic of China. The event, which caught the attention of Turkish media , helped form the nucleus for further …

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Human Rights Association

Human Rights Association (İnsan Hakları Derneği ”İHD”) was founded, on 17th July 1986, by 98 human rights defenders. İHD was founded in dark period because of the military coup that conducted on 12th September 1980. After the military coup, there were so many violations against basic human rights-freedoms. For example; …

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Helsinki Citizens’ Assembly

Aims and Brief History of Helsinki Citizens’ Assembly Helsinki Citizens’ Assembly [hCa] is a non-governmental organization, working on the notions of fundamental rights and freedoms, peace, democracy and pluralism. hCa, works independently from political parties, government and states, aims to; * introduce the basic rights and freedoms accepted in international …

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Working Groups

Working groups that are open to all of the member organizations carry out the activities of Human Rights Joint Platform (IHOP). Working groups are responsible for developing the content of work for activities as identified within the overall strategic framework and implementing that work. In carrying out those functions, the …

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IHOP Secretariat

Secretariat is composed of professional staff and works linked to the Steering Committee. The Secretariat provides coordination and professional services to the Steering Committee and Working Groups. The role of the secretariat is to help IHOP member organisations to get closer and develop activities for the sustainablity of the Platform. The work …

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Steering Committee

Steering Committee, wherein each of the organizations that constitute the Platform is represented by two members of the Committee, has the powers to make decisions that basically concern the Platform. The Steering Committee has the responsibility for determining the basic framework of the activities that are needed to achieve the …

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Mission

"IHOP believes that the human rights movement in Turkey, which comprises all individuals, groups, and NGOs that are carrying out activities and making efforts for bringing about respect for human rights and freedoms and promoting these rights at national and international levels, towards the purpose of the State’s fulfilling its …

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