Kurdish minority

Report on the human rights situation in south-east Turkey

February 2017 - UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

This report by the UN's human rights body focuses on the human rights situation in Turkey's predominantly Kurdish southeast between July 2015 and December 2016, and lists a number of concerns including deprivation of the right to life, destruction and expropriation of property and housing, enforced disappearances, internal displacement of persons and a number of others. An update to the report was introduced later in March 2018.

Read the report: in English

Read the update: in English