WHRD smeared and attacked with death threats
14 Nov 2022
Rights at stake and state’s obligations
The actor of the backlash
The form of backlash
WHRD and lawyer Jiyan Tosun was falsely accused of being behind the bombing in Istanbul on 13 November by the member of a far-right party. She and her family members subsequently received a high number of death threats. Jiyan Tosun is a member of Human Rights Association and offers legal support to women and LGBTQI individuals.