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Northern (Turkey)

Stop the unfair practices towards Kurdish politicians

Statement 23.04.2011- The unfair practices towards Kurdish politicians facing oppression in recent days have gained intensity. 10% electoral threshold in Turkey forced BDP to enter the elections with independent MPs, but the -known seven-candidates of BDP were vetoed by (TurkeyÔÇÖs Supreme Election Commission) YSK arbitrarily and the country almost dragged into a chaos. On the…

Freedom for civil disobedience

Statement 13.04.2011 – The demonstrations for the ÔÇťfreedom for civil disobedienceÔÇŁ executing by the Kurdish community in Turkey and Syria are still in continuance. The attacks against these attempts by the governments are also still continuing. Nearly all of the cities in north Kurdistan (Turkey Kurdistan), and the cities in Turkey which there are a…

Open Letter: Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan commits crime agaiagainst humanity

The Language and Education Commission of the Kurdistan National Congress (KNK) send an letter to United Nations(UN) and EU Presidency on the Kurdish language education in Turkey. We said hat “Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan commits crime against humanity”. We hereby present to you extracts of select documentation of crimes by state and government…

Human Rights Violations- Turkey

October 2010- Background *Introduction by KNK *Legal developments *Freedom of expression is still not guaranteed in turkey *Freedom of assembly *Right to life and security *Violence against women and girls *War crimes and atrocities committed by Turkish army *Minority rights *Impunity *1999- 2009 Comparative summary Table Human Right Association *2009 Turkey Human Rights Violations Balance…