The 18th EU Turkey Civic Commission conference concludes with a resolution condemning Turkey’s anti-democratic actions. Urgent global intervention is sought on issues like the Kurdish question, gender-based violence, and human rights abuses.
🔶EUTCC conference concludes, releases resolution
🔶Iranian security forces weaponise sexual violence
🔶Turkish president visits Athens
🔶Turkey opposes fossil fuel cuts
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Amnesty International released a report on 6 December exposing the sexual violence that protesters involved in the ‘Jin, Jîyan, Azadi’ or ‘Woman, Life, Freedom’ uprisings experienced at the hands of Iranian security forces.
Greek authorities imposed a ban on protests during Turkish President Erdoğan’s visit to Athens on 7 December, arresting Kurdish activists, closing down roads and deploying a massive security presence.
In other news, Controversy surrounds COP28 as Saudi Arabia, Iraq, and Turkey resist global efforts to phase out fossil fuels. Meanwhile, Turkey’s demand for a share of the Loss and Damage Fund raises questions.
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