Human Rights Association

The Human Rights Association (İnsan Hakları Derneği) is a non-governmental, independent, and voluntary body. The association, which was founded in 1986 by 98 human rights defenders, today has 27 branches, 7 representative offices, and ~8,000 members. İHD is the oldest and largest human rights organization in Turkey and its “sole and specific goal is to promote ‘human rights and freedoms.’” The principles of İHD include standing against the death penalty regardless of geographical location and circumstance.

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Necatibey Cad. No: 82/11-12 Demirtepe Ankara
6430 Ankara
Phone +90 312 230 3567-69
Fax +90 312 230 17 07