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Ahead of referendum, UN experts warn Turkey about impact of purge on economic, social and cultural rights 4/13/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Turkey
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Extreme poverty
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Freedom of association
  • Human rights education
E F S R C A
UN report details massive destruction and serious rights violations since July 2015 in southeast Turkey 3/10/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Statements/Messages
  • Turkey
  • High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • Human rights
E F S R C A
Torture: UN expert calls on the Turkish Government to live up to its “zero tolerance” policy 12/2/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Turkey
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
Preliminary observations and recommendations of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment or punishment, Mr. Nils Melzer on the Official visit to Turkey – 27 November to 2 December 2016 12/2/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Turkey
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
UN expert urges Turkey to release detainees amid “grave concern” about free speech 11/18/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Turkey
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
E F S R C A
Preliminary conclusions and observations by the UN Special Rapporteur on the right to freedom of opinion and expression to his visit to Turkey, 14-18 November 2016 11/18/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Turkey
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
E F S R C A
Turkey / Freedom of expression: UN human rights expert to assess current situation 11/14/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Turkey
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
E F S R C A
Press briefing note on Iraq, Turkey and Kenya 10/28/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Press Briefing Notes
  • Iraq
  • Turkey
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • Human rights
E F S R C A
Turkey / Human rights: Government postpones visit by the UN Special Rapporteur on torture 9/21/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Turkey
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
Turkey: “Addressing disappearances of the past to dispel the clouds for the future” 9/15/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Turkey
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
E F S R C A
       
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