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Turkey Fails Domestic Violence Victims

By Human Rights Watch
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Click to expand Image (From left) Güllü Yılmaz, Ayşe Tuba Arslan, Müzeyyen Boylu, Pelda Karaduman and Remziye Yoldaş were killed by current or former husbands or partners, even though they had secured court orders granting them protection. The text is from a September 2021 judgment by Turkey’s Constitutional Court finding that state authorities’ failure to protect a woman from her abusive former husband had contributed to her being killed. © 2022 Human Rights Watch (Istanbul) – The Turkish government is failing victims of domestic violence even though the police and courts have issued…

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