1- VIOLATION OF THE RIGHT TO LIFE
Child with Epilepsy Dies Because of Not Receiving Treatment
The 1.5-year-old boy, who was infected with the Corona virus two weeks ago in Batman, passed away because there was no intensive care bed in the hospital. Waiting for an intensive care bed for 7 hours, S.A. Unfortunately he couldn’t take it any longer. HDP Deputy Feleknaz UCA stated that the Parliament was contacted several times but the place could not be arranged. This incident reminded the patient who was brought from Sweden by an ambulance plane. Inequality in access to healthcare has been met with great reaction on social media.
3 People Lost Their Lives in Quarantine Wards in Prison
Human Rights Foundation of Turkey (TİHV) has announced that at least three detainees died who returned from the hospital in quarantine wards.
2- VIOLATION OF THE RIGHT TO A FAIR TRIAL
Prosecutor’s Opinion Prepared Before First Hearing
Journalist Alican Uludağ criticized Ankara Chief Prosecutor Yüksel Kocaman, who visited Erdoğan’s Palace after his wedding. After that, he started to stand trial at the Ankara 18th High Criminal Court on charges of “targeting people who took part in the fight against terrorism”. Uludağ appeared in his first court. In his defense, Uludağ stated that what he said was only criticism and that a person in the judiciary was close with the head of the executive branch, which overshadowed his impartiality. Upon these defenses, the prosecutor handed the flash-memory he took out of his pocket to the clerk and presented his opinion that he had prepared before he could even make a defense. In his opinion, the prosecutor demanded that Alican Uludağ be punished for the crime of “targeting people who took part in the fight against terrorism”.
3- VIOLATION OF THE RIGHT TO LIBERTY AND SECURITY
Disabled Prisoner with Expired Time in Prison Don’t Being Release
Bilal Danış, a 60 percent disabled person, who suffered two gastric bleeding in prison and was diagnosed with coronavirus 15 days ago, is not released even though the time he has to stay in prison is over.