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Tayfun Kahraman

Tayfun Kahraman

HRD, Academic

Tayfun Kahraman is an academic, urban planner, and member and executive board chair of Chamber of Urban Planners İstanbul Office (TMMOB).

turkey protest

Human rights defenders (HRDs) in Turkey have been subjected to judicial harassment, including criminal prosecution, violent attacks, threats, surveillance, prolonged arbitrary detention, and ill-treatment. In the aftermath of an attempted coup in July 2016, the environment for the work of HRDs deteriorated even further.