The Delegation composed of the Chairman of the Human Rights Institution of Turkey Hikmet TÜLEN, Second Cahirman Aydın BİNGÖL, Members of the Human Rights Board Gülden SÖNMEZ and Levent KORKUT, Institution experts and assistant experts as well as representatives from civil society organizations have visited Şırnak and Cizre on 15-16 October 2015 in order to conduct a field assessment regarding the alleged human rights violations during the curfew between 04.09.2015-12.09.2015 in Cizre district of Şırnak and dragging of a body with a vehicle in central Şırnak.
Within the scope of the visit on 15.10.2015, interviews were held with the Office of the Chief Public Prosecutor of Cizre, Office of the Chief Public Prosecutor of Şırnak, Şırnak Bar, Representatives of civil society organizations as well as opinion leaders.
On 16.10.2015, Cizre Municipality, Cizre District Governorship, Cizre City Hospital were visited; interviews with representatives of civil society organizations and professional associations active in Cizre and relatives of people who lost their lives during the curfew were conducted. The Delegation also conducted a field visit to Nur, Cudi and Yafes neighborhoods where there have been intense conflicts.
Observations of the mentioned visit will be shared by the Human Rights Institution of Turkey with the public later on.
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