Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe Dunja Mijatović and her team visited Turkey from 1 to 5 July 2019. During the visit, the Commissioner held discussions with the Turkish authorities, members of the judiciary, national human rights structures and civil society.

This report focuses on two main issues raised during the visit: the administration of justice and the protection of human rights in the justice system, and human rights defenders and civil society.

However, as IAHRA GENEVA, regrettably we observe that the Commissioner’s report falls short of addressing many specific and systematic human rights violations like torture and enforced disappearances.

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