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Gunal Kursun

Gunal Kursun

HRD
Human Rights Agenda Association

Günal Kursun works for the Human Rights Agenda Association, monitoring human rights violations throughout the country.

Turkey police

Human rights defenders in Turkey have been subjected to harassment, threats, surveillance, violations of the rights to freedom of expression, association, and assembly, judicial harassment including criminal prosecution, violent attacks, prolonged arbitrary detention and ill-treatment. They become target for their work on denouncing impunity for serious human rights violations, defending sexual rights, investigating on ultra-nationalist networks, advocating for labour rights or defending the right to conscientious objection.