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Every Child Survives and Thrives: UNICEF’s Sustainable Development Goal Area 1

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015 to end poverty, reduce inequality and build more peaceful, prosperous societies by 2030. Also known
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Press Release: Enforced Disappearances of Educationist Orhan Inandi

Reactions continue against the arbitrary detention of educator Orhan Inandi, who was kidnapped 9 days ago in Kyrgyzstan and allegedly held in the Turkish Embassy in Bishkek. A group of
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A parliamentary committee of Kyrgyz Republic has issued an urgent statement on the abduction of Educationst Orhan Inandi

Translated from: Парламент комитети Орхан Инандынын уурдалышы боюнча чукул кайрылуу таратты The Parliamentary Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Security has sent an urgent appeal to the relevant government agencies
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Contributing to Cultural Diversity

I WANT TO INFORM YOU SHORTLY ABOUT BROKEN CHALK AND OUR PROGRAM. As you know in the globalizing world people reach whatever they want. Although it seems like making life
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Contributing to Cultural Diversity

World Day Cultural for Diversity for Dialogue and Development Webinar on World Day Cultural for Diversity for Dialogue and Development with the theme of “Contributing to Cultural Diversity” Day: 21
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Call for Speakers: World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development

‘World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development‘ Subject: Solidarity of Social Activities Performed by Legal Entities, Cultural Diversity and Contribution to Dialogue Date: 21 May 2021               Venue: Virtual 
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HDP lawmaker & Human Rights Activist Gergerlioglu Arrested

According to Turkey’s state-run news agency, Turkish police detained the prominent pro-Kurdish party HDP politician Omer Faruk Gergerlioglu, weeks after he has stripped off his Parliament his conviction for social
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Education Under Attack 2020 Report Published by GCPEA

Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack (GCPEA) has published their report “Education Under Attack 2020”. GCPEA is an inter-agency coalition created in 2010 to resolve the issue of targeted
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Press Release: International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Racial discrimination is any discrimination against any individual based on their skin color or racial or ethnic origin.[1] Systemic racism and discrimination are rooted in society’s structure, governments, the workplace,
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Press Release: Deputy Gergerlioğlu[1] was arrested and expelled from the Turkish Parliament.

Human rights violations in Tukey are increasing every individual day. Moreover, it is not easy for human rights defender to do their work. Broken Chalk condemns the decision to strip
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Turkish gov’t targets Gergerlioglu[1] a prominent human rights defender

There are several human rights violations are going on in Turkey. And also, it is not easy for human rights defender to do their work. Amnesty International Turkey’s former Chair,
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Who We Are?

Broken Chalk Platform, in March 2019, was founded by a group of educators abroad who experienced and have been experiencing severe human rights violations in Turkey who had to ask
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Recover and Revitalize Education for the COVID-19 Generation

International Day of Education (January 24, 2021) with theme Recover and Revitalize Education for the COVID-19 Generation. 24th Jan. 2021 Time: 19:00 – 21:00 (CET) Without quality education and lifelong
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The State of Impunity in Turkey Today

The human rights violations in Turkey is rapidly increasing in recent years. Because of that reason, the International Observatory of Human Rights has taken the initiative to set up a
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Webinar on International Day of Education

Get Involved International Day of Education (January 24, 2021) with theme Recover and Revitalize Education for the COVID-19 Generation We are looking for academics, educators, learners, and innovators to speak.
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Security forces arresting protesters and carrying out raids on students’ homes.

Bogazici University students and academicians are using their basic human rights and protesting the appointment of the new rector into their university. But the Turkish Security forces are responding unfairly
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Press Release: Ukraine extradited two teachers to Turkey

Ukrainian soldiers arrested Salih Fidan[1] and Samet Gure[2] while trying to illegally cross the Ukraine-Poland border, which alleged the pair were members of the Gulen Movement. President Zelensky personally invited
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Ukraine is trying to extradite two teachers to Turkey

Two teachers, who spent New Year’s Eve in the city, were detained on the allegation of an illegal attempt to cross the state border. Currently standing at Kiev Boryspil International
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Is Küçüközyiğit also a victim of an abduction?

Turkey was first confronted with incidents of abductions in the 1990s and unfortunately, in recent years, cases of forced abduction have started to come to the fore again. In a
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Children's Rights in The Netherlands

Children’s rights in The Netherlands

This article is a summary of the report on Children’s Rights in The Netherlands The list of pre-reporting issues (LOIPR) is the result of extensive consultation between Dutch non-governmental organizations
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Press Release: Human Rights Day with theme #RecoverBetter, #StandUp4HumanRights

Human rights advocates agree that seventy-two years after its issue, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights is still more a dream than reality. Violations exist in every part of the
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AMENDMENT PROPOSALS for the DRAFT REPORT on the 2019-2020 Commission Reports on Turkey (2019/2176(INI))

To Download PDF: EP_Turkey_Report_2020_BrokenChalk_Amendment_Proposal To Download Word: EP_Turkey_Report_2020_BrokenChalk_Amendment_Proposal To download the original DRAFT REPORT on the 2019-2020 Commission Reports on Turkey (2019/2176(INI))   Broken Chalk is a human rights organization
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World Children’s Day

Today is November 20, World Children’s Day. Today, many of our children, who deserve all the beauties of the world in various geographies, are unfortunately deprived of even the most
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United Nations WGAD Decision on the Arbitrary Detention and Illegal Transfer of 6 Turkish Nations from Kosovo to Turkey

United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD) confirmed at its 88th Session that serious human rights violations committed by the Authorities of Kosovo and the Government of Turkey against
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Press Release: Terror Attack in Nice

As the Broken Chalk Platform, we strongly condemn the tragic attack in Nice, France. We share the innocents’ sorrows who lost their lives in the attack.   These and similar events
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The kids who do not know Kurdish which of those mothers who do not know Turkish

In almost all languages, the language of the mother is expressed as the mother tongue. What could be more natural for a person to learn, speak, and think with their
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Press Release: Purge-victim deputy chief police officer Kabakçıoğlu found dead in a quarantine cell in a Turkish prison.

On behalf of the Broken Chalk members, Broken Chalk President Ramazan Ince made the English statement on 25th October in Amsterdam.   On 13 April, the Turkish Parliament passed a
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It was the previous year. Kocaeli Municipality conducted a social experiment to draw attention to child labor abuse. The child’s boss was sitting on the city bus, while the 7-8-year-old
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Meaningful Campaign on October 5 World Teachers’ Day

HDP member of parliament Ömer Faruk Gergerlioğlu launched a petition on October 5, World Teachers’ Day, and said: “The government should be reinstated the teachers who are the victims of
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With the theme “Teachers: Leading in crisis, reimagining the future” The World is celebrating October 5 as the World Teachers’ Day. On behalf of the Broken Chalk members, Broken Chalk
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