Click here to complete our Survey about Human Rights after Brexit

News on Human Rights Abuses Worldwide

Turkey Tribunal Webinar: The State of Impunity in Turkey Today

On 21 January 2020, the Turkey Tribunal held a webinar in collaboration with the International Observatory of Human Rights (IOHR) to consider the state of impunity in Turkey. The speakers included political and legal figures Marie Arena, MEP (Belgium), Michael Polak, Barrister (UK) and Orsola Casagrande, Co-author of “Fight Impunity” report (Italy), and Turkish activists Emre Turkut, co-author of “Impunity in Turkey Today”, and Natali Avazyan, a Turkish human rights activist. Finally, a video statement was given by Ercan Kurkut, brother of Kemal Kurkut, a university student who was killed by Turkish police in 2017. … Read more →

Britain: Rights for review

David Isaac, the former chairman of the Equality and Human Rights Commission, has called on the government to ensure its review of the Human Rights Act is “independent-minded on potentially political issues and “should not mean turning our back on European human rights.” In December 2020, it was announced that former … Read more →

1 2 3 49

Sign up to our Newsletter

Enter your name and email address below to receive regular updates from us

Sign up to our Newsletter

Enter your name and email address below to receive regular updates from us