Mass detentions, mass-summary confiscations, state-run discrimination practises and demonizing rhetoric of public officials and pro-government media, have left these people marginalized, and impoverished and deprived them of their socio-economic rights.
Turkey Human Rights Blog
When Greek authorities engage in pushback, asylum seekers are mistreated, stripped, put back into the water and sent to Turkey. This is what happened to 5 Turkish citizens who told us their stories.
Turkey has never been a country “in the green” as far as the colours of the countries in the index are concerned. Its rapid sink into the bottom of the list, which consists of 140 countries, is truly conspicuous. The index paints a true picture of Turkey, a country under the one-man rule with almost no respect for fundamental rights.
The Turkish judiciary, abuse of anti-terror laws, attacks on lawyers, transnational repression campaign
Introduction* The courts of no other country have considered more requests made by Erdogan’s Turkey for the extradition of members of the Gulen Movement than those of the UK. The Secretary of State for the Home Department has so far… Read More ›
The question is presently not whether the Turkish judiciary, including civil and criminal courts and the prosecution, has been corrupted to the core, but whether this corruption can ever be amended, even with the possibility of Erdogan and his government being replaced in the next year’s general election.
The Turkish judiciary, which was meticulously designed by Erdogan through a number of legislations and of course dismissal of thousands of judges in the wake of the failed coup of July 2016, is clearly unwilling to offer a remedy to victims of torture for the pain they have endured.