Bedriye Doku wants to know what happened to her daughter

“God knows, whenever I lay my head on the pillow, my soul wanders on the mountains of Dersim. I ask myself where my daughter is,” Gülistan Doku’s mother Bedriye Doku said, “I demand only one thing from all prosecutors or judges; reopen the investigation into the disappearance of my ...

Şenyaşar family demands justice for 316 days

The Şenyaşar family continues to hold their sit-in protest demanding justice despite the snowfall and cold weather.

Journalist Meşale Tolu acquitted

Journalist Meşale Tolu has been acquitted of all terror-related charges.

Journalists targeted in Federal Kurdistan

The Metro Center for Journalists Rights & Advocacy has released its report on rights violations against journalists in the Federal Kurdistan Region.

Protest of Gülistan Doku’s family enters its 18th day: Where is Gülistan?

The family of Gülistan Doku, who has been missing for two years, has held a sit-in protest in front of the Tunceli Courthouse for 18 days. The family demands a complete investigation into Gülistan Doku's disappearance and legal consequences for those responsible.

Egyptian journalist Amal Makkawi dies

Egyptian journalist Amal Makkawi died on Sunday (January 16).

Sit-in protest enters its 315th day

Emine Şenyaşar has demanded justice for 315 days but the authorities remain silent.

Lebanese women discuss gender-based violence

Lebanese Association for Democratic Elections (LADE) held an online meeting on January 12 in cooperation with the Canadian Embassy in Lebanon to discuss gender-based violence. At the meeting, the women drew attention that there are laws protecting women in Lebanon; however, they aren’t ...

Sit-in protest for justice enters its 312th day

“Instead of applying the principles of the law, you followed the instructions of the superiors. You will carry all burdens,” the Şenyaşar family told the Urfa Chief Public Prosecutor on their social media account.

Prisoners objecting to body search not allowed to have contact visits

Female prisoners held in the Diyarbakır Closed Women’s Prison were reportedly tried to be searched in front of the camera before their contact visits. After objecting to the body searches, they weren’t reportedly allowed to have contact visits. According to the reports we received, the ...