June 19, 2023 – Daily Record – Scots kept in ‘open sewer’ detention centre in Turkey after being ‘beaten up for aiding refugees’

June 19, 2023 Scots kept in 'open sewer' detention centre in Turkey after being 'beaten up for aiding refugees' Two Scots journalists held in a detention centre “like an open sewer” have begged the international ­community to rescue 101 refugees, including children, still there. - Marcello Mega Alexandra and Sermad...

June 10, 2023 – Watford Observer – Chorleywood woman ‘left with bruises after days in Turkish jail’

June 10, 2023 Chorleywood woman 'left with bruises after days in Turkish jail' In a voice recording, Serman described being “thrown to the ground”, “beaten” and “smacked around” as he tried to keep hold of the camera at the border. - Fintan McGuinness Alexandra, who says she was also left...

June 05, 2023 – The European Times – Turkey, Physical and sexual violence by police against 100+ Ahmadi asylum-seekers

June 05, 2023 Turkey, Physical and sexual violence by police against 100+ Ahmadi asylum-seekers European Times: How did you get to know the testimony of one of the victims? Hadil El Khouli: Through a leaked audio recording from inside detention, Puria Lotfiinallou, a 26-year-old Iranian youth, recounts harrowing details of...

June 03, 2023 – Sun – ‘TREATED LIKE ANIMALS’ Scots journalist among hundreds reportedly detained and brutally beaten in TurkeyJune

'TREATED LIKE ANIMALS' Scots journalist among hundreds reportedly detained and brutally beaten in Turkey ​ 'TREATED LIKE ANIMALS' Scots journalist among hundreds reportedly detained and brutally beaten in Turkey ​ 'TREATED LIKE ANIMALS' Scots journalist among hundreds reportedly detained and brutally beaten in Turkey ​ June 03, 2023 'TREATED LIKE...

June 01, 2023 – Sofia Globe – Religious minority asylum-seekers detained at Turkish-Bulgarian border say they were beaten, tortured

June 01, 2023 Religious minority asylum-seekers detained at Turkish-Bulgarian border say they were beaten, tortured Thirty of 104 members of religious minority group Ahmadi Religion of Peace and Light who had presented themselves at the Turkish-Bulgarian border to seek asylum on May 24, say that they were heavily beaten, tortured...

May 30, 2023 – Romania Libera – (Romanian) Foarte Trist! Apel către Ursula von der Leyen, ONU și OSCE pentru salvarea vieților a 104 disidenți religioși pe care Turcia urmează să-i extrădeze în 5 zile

May 30, 2023 Foarte Trist! Apel către Ursula von der Leyen, ONU și OSCE pentru salvarea vieților a 104 disidenți religioși pe care Turcia urmează să-i extrădeze în 5 zile O declarație scrisă a fost transmisă la ONU Consiliul pentru Drepturi în această dimineață pentru a cere de urgență statelor...

May 29, 2023 – The European Times- HRWF calls upon the UN, EU and OSCE for Turkey to stop deportation of 103 Ahmadis

May 29, 2023 HRWF calls upon the UN, EU and OSCE for Turkey to stop deportation of 103 Ahmadis Today, a Turkish court has released a deportation order concerning 103 members of the Ahmadi Religion of Peace and Light from seven countries. Many of them, especially in Iran, will face...

May 28, 2023 – Metro – Over 100 asylum seekers facing execution after being detained at Turkish border

May 28, 2023 Over 100 asylum seekers facing execution after being detained at Turkish border But upon arrival, the group were met with extreme violence by Turkish border guards, who fired gunshots over their heads and viciously beat the Ahmadis before dragging them away to a police station over 20km...

May 27, 2023 – Sofia Globe – Members of religious minority held at Turkish-Bulgarian border face prison, execution if deported

May 27, 2023 Members of religious minority held at Turkish-Bulgarian border face prison, execution if deported More than 100 members of The Ahmadi Religion of Peace and Light, a persecuted religious minority, who have presented themselves at the Turkish-Bulgarian border claiming asylum on May 24, face deportation within the next...

May 27, 2023 – GlobalVoices – Persecuted Ahmadi Religion of Peace and Light minority denied asylum in Europe amidst escalating violence

May 27, 2023 Persecuted Ahmadi Religion of Peace and Light minority denied asylum in Europe amidst escalating violence The perilous journey undertaken by this minority group raises crucial questions about the integrity of borders and the commitment of EU member states to uphold human rights. Their struggles serve as a...