Human rights in Turkey
Human rights in Turkey are protected by a variety of international law treaties, which take precedence over domestic legislation, according to Article 90 of the 1982 Constitution.The issue of human ri...
Human rights in Turkey - Wikipedia
Capital punishment in Turkey
As of 2004, Turkey does not have capital punishment. Since October 1984, Turkey has not executed any prisoners. Prior to that date executions would usually happen after military interventions. Adnan M...
Torture in Turkey
The widespread and systematic use of torture in Turkey was first observed by Amnesty International (AI) after the 1971 Turkish coup d'état.
The history of torture goes back to the Ottoman Empire. ...
Torture in Turkey - Wikipedia
Freedom of religion in Turkey
Turkey is a secular country per Article 24 of the Constitution of Turkey. Secularism in Turkey originates from Mustafa Kemal Atatürk's Six Arrows of republicanism, populism, laïcité, reformism, nation...
Censorship in Turkey
Censorship in Turkey is regulated by domestic and international legislation, the latter taking precedence over domestic law, according to Article 90 ("Ratification of International Treaties") of the C...
Censorship in Turkey - Wikipedia
Human rights of Kurdish people in Turkey
Human rights of Kurdish people in Turkey looks at the human rights of Kurds in Turkey.
In Turkey, the only language of instruction in the education system is Turkish.The Kurdish population of Turk...
Women in Turkey
The role of women in contemporary Turkey is defined by an ongoing gender equality struggle, contributing elements of which include predicate conditions for EU membership candidacy, prevalent political...
Women in Turkey - Wikipedia
LGBT rights in Turkey
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) persons in Turkey face legal challenges not experienced by non-LGBT persons. Both male and female same-sex sexual activity has been legal in the Republic of ...
LGBT rights in Turkey - Wikipedia
Discrimination in Turkey
In Turkey racism and ethnic discrimination are prevalent in its society and throughout its history, and this racism and ethnic discrimination is also institutional against the non-Muslim and non-Sunni...
Discrimination in Turkey - Wikipedia
Taksim Square massacre
The Taksim Square massacre relates to the incidents on 1 May, 1977, the international Labour Day on Taksim Square in Istanbul, Turkey. The event came within the scope of the wave of political violence...
Taksim Square massacre - Wikipedia
Education in Turkey
Education in Turkey is governed by a national system which was established in accordance with the Atatürk Reforms after the Turkish War of Independence. It is a state supervised system designed to pro...
Education in Turkey - Wikipedia
Racism in Turkey
In Turkey racism and ethnic discrimination are prevalent in its society and throughout its history, and this racism and ethnic discrimination is also institutional against the non-Muslim and non-Sunni...
Racism in Turkey - Wikipedia
The Twenty Classes
The incident of the Twenty Classes (Turkish: Yirmi Kur'a Nafıa Askerleri, literally: "Soldiers for Public works by drawing of twenty lots", or Yirmi Kur'a İhtiyatlar Olayı, literally: "Incident of the...
The Twenty Classes - Wikipedia
Revolutionary Party of Kurdistan
Revolutionary Party of Kurdistan, known as Kürdistan Devrim Partisi in Turkish and Partiya Şoreşa Kürdistan (PŞK) in Kurdish is an illegal political party active in Turkey. The aim of the party is to...
Revolutionary Party of Kurdistan - Wikipedia
Revolutionary Communist Party of Turkey
Revolutionary Communist Party of Turkey (in Turkish: Türkiye Devrimci Komünist Partisi) is a clandestine communist party in Turkey. TDKP considers itself to be the continuation of the People's Liberat...
Revolutionary Communist Party of Turkey - Wikipedia
Yumak and Sadak v. Turkey
Yumak and Sadak v. Turkey (application No. 10226/03) was a case before the European Court of Human Rightson the requirement for parties standing in Turking parliamentary elections to meet the threshol...
List of prosecuted Turkish writers
Several Turkish writers (fiction writers, journalists, academics, etc.) have been prosecuted in Turkey.
Many are prosecuted for statements deemed unpatriotic by official institutions, or by Turkis...
Human Rights Foundation of Turkey
The Human Rights Foundation of Turkey (HRFT) (Turkish: Türkiye İnsan Hakları Vakfı, TİHV) is headquartered in Ankara. The organization is committed to treating torture survivors and documenting hu...
Hrant Dink
Hrant Dink (Western Armenian: Հրանդ Տինք, [həˈɾɑnt diŋkʰ]) (September 15, 1954 – January 19, 2007) was a Turkish-Armenian editor, journalist and columnist.As editor-in-chief of the bilingual Turki...
Hrant Dink - Wikipedia