Turkey: Jagland condemns deadly terrorist bomb attack

“I strongly condemn the terrorist attack which killed so many soldiers and injured dozens this morning in Kayseri, less than a week after the deadly Istanbul attacks,” said Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland.

Turkey: European Court of Human Rights to examine complaints against curfew measures

Complaints against curfew measures imposed by Turkey’s authorities following a failed coup attempt, are now under examination at the European Court of Human Rights.

Venice Commission: Turkey’s authorities “went too far” after failed July coup

The report, from the Council of Europe’s consitutional experts, acknowledges that Turkey did have “good reasons” to declare a state of emergency but confirms that the measures taken by the government went beyond what is permitted by the Turkish Constitution and by international law.

Turkey: Strasbourg court rejects teacher’s human rights challenge after failed coup

The case concerned the dismissal of a teacher from his duties by a legislative decree issued by the Council of Ministers in the context of the state of emergency introduced after the attempted coup
d’état of 15 July 2016.

Nils Muižnieks: Counter-terrorism operations in south east Turkey caused widespread human rights violations

The Commissioner for Human Rights reveals his concerns in his ‘Memorandum,’ presenting the findings of two recent visits to Turkey.