Attending to the call of the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders for inputs to inform her thematic studies to be presented at the UN Human Rights Council in March session and at the UN General Assembly in October, ASSEDEL responses to the third (3rd), fourth (4th) and fifth (5th) questions of the questionnaire. The report presents the situations of three prominent human rights defenders Ebru Timtik, Mehmet Osman Kavala, and Eren Keskin. The report also compares Turkey’s democracy index before and after July 2016.
The report has been placed into the official website of the Special Rapporteur after its submission and available here.
To read the full submission please click here.