Newsletter 02/2021

IHD 2020 reportThe Human Rights Association (IHD) has released its 2020 report on rights violations in Kurdish-majority regions 100+ people subjected to torture & maltreatment 16 civilians lost their lives in the conflict Right to assembly often restrictedhttps://m.bianet.org/english/human-rights/239148-report-documents-rights-violations-in-kurdish-majority-regions-in-2020 Crackdown on… Continue reading

EUTCC Interview

EUTCC Conferences & Political realities in the context of EU, Turkey, Middle East & the Kurds then & now Speakers: EUTCC board members Prof. K. Westrheim, Norway & Prof. M. Gunter, US Moderator: Dr. J. Miley, EUTCC board member, UK  EUTCC Interview… Continue reading

Newsletter 01/2021

European Parliament resolution on the human rights situation in Turkey, notably the case of Selahattin Demirtaş and other prisoners of conscience https://www.europarl.europa.eu/delegations/en/d-tr/documents/ep-resolutions First EUTCC Roundtable Debate The first EUTCC Roundtable Debate, entitled “The US, Turkey and the Middle East: continuities,… Continue reading

Newsletter 10/2020

PACE resolution on Turkey’s crackdown against opposition PACE’s Standing Committee has strongly condemned new crackdowns on political opposition and civil dissent in recent months in Turkey and urged the Turkish authorities to “take meaningful steps” to improve standards in the… Continue reading

Letter to EP President

Following the report of the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic on war crimes in Northern Syria, 68 MEPs have written a letter to the EP president.   Brussels, October 19, 2020 To M. Davide Sassoli,President of the… Continue reading