TURKEY

From: European Center for Human Rights  

To:  Council of Europe Office in Turkey

        EU Delegation – Delegation of European Union to Turkey

        European Embassy in Turkey

Subject:  Turkey FIGHT against on human rights  

Date: 18 July 2016

European Center for Human Rights is monitoring the current situation created in Turkey and felt disappointed. According meetings that we have developed with partner organizations in Turkey the situation of human rights is being threatened a lot.

 

Isuf Halimi, President of the European Center for Human Rights said "Let me be clear ... no country can become a member of the European Union if the country introduces the death penalty, "This is a flagrant violation of European convents of human rights.

 

Insistences on the restoration of the death penalty have been raised in Turkey, after attempt failed military coup over the weekend, where at least 290 people were killed.

 

European Center for Human Rights requires from the European Council Office in Turkey, Delegation of the European Union and European Embassies, to monitor the current situation, which is in violation of the European Convention on Human Rights.

 

European Center for Human Rights is ready to cooperate with the European Community for monitoring and protecting human rights in Turkey.

 

European Center for Human Rights asks the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan not to use such situations to benefit in the abuse of human rights.

 

This Statement has been issued by or Office in Strasbourg/France

 

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