The Human Rights Foundation of Turkey (HRFT) published a Preliminary Assessment Report on the Violations of Rights During the Protests Against the Appointment of a Rector to Boğaziçi University by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
The preliminary assessment report has been elaborated within the framework of violations of fundamental rights and freedoms such as of organization, expression, assembly and demonstration, academic autonomy as well as the right to housing immunity. The report notes the use of torture by police as well as attacks on members of the press reporting on the protests.
“Aside from the UN conventions, under police responses to these protests, many articles of the European Convention on Human Rights’(ECHR), such as Art. 1 (respect for human rights), Art. 3 (prohibition of torture and ill-treatment), Art. 5 (right to liberty and security), Art. 8 (right to respect for private and family life, housing immunity), Art. 10 (freedom of expression), Art. 11 (freedom of organization and assembly) and Art. 14 (prohibition of discrimination) were violated.” (From the report, page 16)
The report, after citing the unlawfulness and violations committed by the police, including various suggestions and demands, concludes with the reminder that “To criminalize protest and make it impossible is to deny citizenship” . You can find the full Turkish report prepared by HRFT here.