Japan: government endangers refugees’ families in Turkey

This document expresses concern regarding the Japanese practice of involving Turkish police in the status determination procedures of Turkish asylum seekers in Japan.

Japan: open letter to the Minister of Justice, Komura Masahiko: Kurdish asylum seekers face deportation to Turkey where they are at risk of being detained and tortured

This letter outlines concerns regarding possible refoulement of Kurdish asylum seekers by Japan, and concerns regarding the detention of asylum seekers in Japan.

Turkey: no security without human rights

Recent Turkish history has been dominated by the Turkish states failed experiment in maintaining security through repression. Successive governments have made some progress towards establishing parliamentary democracy and fundamental freedoms, but national security has consistently been left to the discretion of the security forces. They have treated international human rights standards and Turkish law with … Continue reading Turkey: no security without human rights