Hizmet Watch

Mapping Human Rights Violations against the Hizmet Movement

Alert Type: ill-treatment

I am a Mother!

I’m a mother. Just like teacher Ayshe*. Like the mothers trying to bring up their babies in prison. I am…

Preventing a writer from reading books is a real oppression

Press Release regarding the Ministry of Justice, Prison and Detention Houses Directorate’s Press Release dated 3 Dec 2016 There have…

As a mother who lost her twins, my wife is struggling for her life in prison

My wife Nurhayat Yildiz was detained on Monday, 29 August, while she was traveling from Sinop to Samsun for a…

“I was pounded, I was abused, I am in isolation”

After the attempted coup, Ayşenur Parıldak, the journalist detained on the grounds of being the owner of the Twitter account…

Female judge held in prison in dire conditions speaks out

In his Sunday column, Turkish veteran columnist Mr Çölaşan included a letter from a female judge who is being held…

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