July 15, 2023 –  EUReporter – Over 100 Church members beaten and arrested at the Turkish Border

July 15, 2023 Over 100 Church members beaten and arrested at the Turkish Border Rule 39 of the Rules of Court allows the European Court of Human Rights to issue urgent measures to safeguard “key” human rights such as the right to life or the prohibition of torture. Under the...

Jun 28, 2023 – Euobserver – Religious minority abused at EU-funded centre in Turkey: witness

June 28, 2023 Religious minority abused at EU-funded centre in Turkey: witness Among the religious minorities that are severely persecuted in Iran, there is the Ahmadi Religion of Peace and Light community, whose concerns I will be raising today: Members of the Ahmadi Religion of Peace and Light in Iran...

July 06, 2023 – freedomofconscience – Conference EU Parliament : oppression of minorities in Iran and Religious Freedom

July 06, 2023 Conference EU Parliament : oppression of minorities in Iran and Religious Freedom Among the religious minorities that are severely persecuted in Iran, there is the Ahmadi Religion of Peace and Light community, whose concerns I will be raising today: Members of the Ahmadi Religion of Peace and Light...

July 06, 2023 – The European Times – The oppression of minorities in Iran, the Azerbaijani community as a symbol of Iranian tragedy

July 06, 2023 The oppression of minorities in Iran, the Azerbaijani community as a symbol of Iranian tragedy An international conference “The oppression of Minorities in Iran: The Azeri community as an example” was organised at the European Parliament by the AZfront organization and EPP group. The conference was attended by...

July 04, 2023 – United Nations – Türkiye must not deport members of the Ahmadi Religion of Peace and Light seeking asylum: UN experts

July 04, 2023 Türkiye must not deport members of the Ahmadi Religion of Peace and Light seeking asylum: UN experts “Under international law, the Government of Türkiye is called to act in line with its obligation not to deport 101 members of the Ahmadi Religion of Peace and Light, who...

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...