Announcements and News
n the annual report released by Mor Cati women shelter organization, violence victims explained the ways in which they became subject to male violence.
With its main theme "Social Trauma; Consequences and Coping Mechanisms", this year's International Psychological Trauma Meetings discussed the social reactions to different sexual orientations.
The Human Rights Foundation of Turkey (TİHV) published its annual report for the year 2011. Law enforcement officials subjected some 724 prisoners to torture and ill-treatment during the aforementioned period, the report said. That figure represents an increase in the frequency of such human rights violations.
Emma Sinclair-Webb from the Human Rights Watch (HRW) cautioned that the statute of limitations would begin to apply to cases of unresolved murders and disappearances that took place in the 1990s within three years, while speaking at a meeting in Istanbul.
A number of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and professional chambers filed a formal complaint against the Fatih Municipality in Istanbul on the grounds they had forged false documents within the scope of the government’s “urban transformation” scheme.