Human Rights Association (İHD) Deputy Chair and Diyarbakır Branch Chair Raci Bilici was taken into custody in a house raid this morning (March 15).
The İHD Diyarbakır Branch declared they couldn’t obtain any information regarding Bilici’s arrest.
Bilici was taken to Diyarbakır Provincial Security Directorate Anti-Terror Bureau.
The Human Rights Foundation of Turkey (TİHV) as well demanded immediate release of Bilici. “Detentions and crackdown on human rights defenders are unacceptable”, the foundation said.
Bilici was among the 4,350 teachers who were suspended from duty in Turkey’s southeastern Diyarbakır province on September 8, 2016. (AS/TK)
Related bianet News
Human Rights Organizations Demand Release of Rights Defenders 21 October 2016The rights organizations have demanded release of arrested Human Rights Foundation of Turkey ...
Head of Human Rights Association Diyarbakır Office, Teacher Bilici Suspended 19 September 2016Raci Bilici, head of the Human Rights Association’s Diyarbakır office, is among 4,350 ...
Most Read Today
Prison Sentence for Journalist Küçükkaya, Attorney Okan 25 April 2018
Turkey Ranks 157th in Freedom of Press 25 April 2018
Social Media Operation in İzmir 26 April 2018
Demand for Release of Can Kept in Detention for 78 Days 25 April 2018