Category: Health

Seriously Ill Prisoner Denied Sufficient Medical Treatment in Turkey

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On a morning in 2012, the Turkish police knocked on the door of Mehmet Öztekin’s house. He was then taken away by the police who would not provide any explanation or evidence for the charges that gave them authority to …

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Kurdish Boy Found Disabled, Alone On Mount Sinjar Passed Away

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Terrifying stories about the plight of the people in Kurdistan and Iraq fleeing the terrorist group Islamic State are shaking the world and has forced the international community to take immediate action to relieve their suffering. The United Nations has …

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Take Action: Demand Medical Care for Kurdish Prisoner In Iran

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Amnesty International is encouraging people to take action on behalf of Zeynab Jalalian, a Kurdish prisoner who was sentenced to death by Kermanshah Revolutionary Court, a verdict that was later changed to to life in prison ”Zeynab Jalalian has had …

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IHD: Seriously Ill Prisoners Must Be Released

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Turkey’s Human Rights Association (IHD) has recently issued a press release about its research on ill prisoners in Turkey. It states that as of November 3rd, there are 544 ill prisoners in Turkish prisons and 154 of them are seriously …

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Azad Tokmak: “I want freedom for my mother!”

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Azad Tokmak has started a new freedom campaign for his mother, Fatma Tokmak, a political prisoner who suffers from serious heart diseases. The freedom campaign aims to get his mother released from prison so that she can undergo a proper …

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Paralysed Prisoner Still Not Released From Prison

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Ramazan Özalp, a Kurdish political prisoner in Antep Prison in Turkey, became  paralysed due to the tumor in his brain. Despite this and having undergone 3 medical operations, Özalp has still not been released from prison, DIHA (Dicle News Agency) …

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Turkish prison authorities beat Kurdish political prisoner suffering from cancer

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Taylan Çintay, a Kurdish political prisoner suffering from cancer, was hospitalized one day after his medical operation. He started bleeding as he was beaten at the entrance of the prison and was taken to the emergency room. The prison authorities …

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Azad Tokmak: “I want my mother alive, not dead!”

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Azad Tokmak will start a freedom campaign for his mother, Fatma Tokmak, a political prisoner suffering from serious heart diseases in Bakırköy Prison, to get his mother released and continue her treatment outside prison, Zeynep Kuray from Birgün Daily reported. …

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