The notion of IMPUNITY can be defined plainly as the impossibility of investigation, prosecution and penalization of rights violations in legal, administrative and factual methods. This mechanism encompasses all stages of the judiciary and execution, starting from the action itself and the perpetrator, and is a dominant and widespread administrative and judicial practice in Turkey....
European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) did not accept the application on Roboski Massacre, causing the deaths of 34 people, 19 of them children, after the bombardment of Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) aircraft.
In the case on the deaths of 8-year-old Enes Ata and 14-year-old Mahsum Mızrak due to being shot by the police with tear gas shells during the clashes in Diyarbakır in 2006, the special operation force officers were acquitted due to “lack of evidence.”
A verdict of non-prosecution was issued in the investigation on the death of Cizre People’s Assembly Co-Chair Mehmet Tunç, who was among those massacred in the basements they were locked in during the curfews in Cizre.
Constitutional Court (AYM) decided for 35 thousand TL indemnity to be paid to the family of the child, whose skull was broken by a police officer in Hakkari on 23 April 2009.
11 years have passed after journalist Hrant Dink’s death due to an armed attack on 19 January 2007.