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Social Burdens of “the State of Emergency” in Turkey (2016-2017)

Social Burdens of “the State of Emergency” in Turkey (2016-2017)

January 2018 / (240 Pages)

The research was carried out to measure and document primary, secondary and tertiary victimisations and violations of human rights in Turkey after the failed coup of 15 July 2016. After the coup, Turkey declared a state of emergency (SoE) to deal with putsch and putschists. Yet the government policies and practices far exceeded its declared aims or objectives and created hundreds of thousands of victims such as academics, teachers, journalists, doctors, workers, women, children, babies, elderly, disabled etc. that have nothing to do with the putsch. Read More