On October 6, the OSCE Human Dimension Conference continued its work in Warsaw, the capital of Poland.
Today’s discussions were held on the topic “Fundamental freedoms: Freedom of thought, conscience, religion or belief; Freedom of assembly and association; National human rights institutions”. The head of the Institute for Democracy and Human Rights Dr. Ahmad Shahidov was closely involved in the discussions and responded to biased criticism against Turkiye on the OSCE platform. He spoke about the reforms implemented in the field of human rights and fundamental freedoms in Turkiye and pointed out that everyone has equal rights and freedoms in Turkiye without national, religious, political and racial discrimination.
Then, speaking about the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, Dr. Ahmad Shahidov pointed out that the fundamental freedoms of the Turkish Cypriots are violated and the freedom of movement of the Turks living on the island and the right to participate in international events are not recognized.