Başak Çalı

Başak Çalı is a professor of international law at the Hertie School. Email:

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Misappropriating human rights: Examining Turkey

By: Başak Çalı & Esra Demir-Gürsel

Turkey shares important similarities with global trends with respect to human rights appropriation practices at the expense of women’s and LGBTQI+ rights.

Human rights victims’ complaints to UN not treated effectively

By: Alexandre Skander Galand & Başak Çalı
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UN human rights treaties allow individuals to launch complaints when their rights are violated—but the system for dealing with them needs urgent reform.



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