Tag Archives: Human Rights Foundation of Turkey

Cumhuriyet: Pepper spray has left him mute!


During the Gezi resistance Mehmet Istif (36) was sprayed into his face with pepper gas  causing severe injuries to the inside of his mouth.  These injuries have been  treated for the past month. Istif, who has lost one fourth of his tongue and has difficulties in speaking, said, “I will apply to the judiciary for the identification of the chemical [...] → Read the full article…

T24: Human Rights Foundation of Turkey: “640 thousand people have joined the demonstrations, 4 thousand people have been taken into custody and 3 thousand people have been injured”


Human Rights Foundation of Turkey drew attention to the 4 thousand people who had been taken into custody during the Resistance against the demolition of Taksim Gezi Park. 3 thousand people have been injured, mainly in Istanbul, Ankara and Izmir. In its current commentary, Domestic Affairs has claimed that, in 400 demonstrations that took place in 75 cities, 3 thousand [...] → Read the full article…