About

Hafıza
Merkezi

human rights organization, Istanbul

Hafıza Merkezi (Truth Justice Memory Center) is an independent human rights organization founded in Istanbul in 2011 by a group of lawyers, journalists, and human rights activists. Hafıza Merkezi’s aim is to uncover the truth concerning human rights violations in Turkey; to strengthen the collective memory about those violations; and to support survivors in their pursuit of justice. Currently, Hafıza Merkezi’s is focused in particular on “enforced disappearances” as part of its efforts to contribute to Turkey’s coming to terms with its past atrocities.

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