Turkey takes another important step on human rights. President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan declared Human Rights Action Plan. (02.03.21) President Erdoğan spoke at the Human Rights Action Plan Introductory Meeting in Bestepe National Congress and Culture Center. Erdoğan, laid the foundations of Judicial Reform with “Judicial Reform Strategy Document” at Bestepe National Congress and Culture Center at 2019. Erdoğan, stated that he was glad that the kept his promise and he added: “Almost two years ago when announcing the Judicial Reform Strategy Document to the nation from this venue, we had stated that the Strategy was the initial step for future reform.” The Action Plan includes 9 goals, 50 objectives and 393 activities. The plan, which is based on the fundamental principles of human rights, is expected to bring many innovations in the judicial system. The plan, which is based on the fundamental principles of human rights, is expected to bring many innovations in the judicial system.
The vision of the Action Plan is “Free individual, strong society; a more democratic Turkey” and Plan has 11 fundamental principle. These principles are as follows;
Vision of the Action Plan, strengthening the understanding of the rule of law based on human rights. Therefore necessary activities prepared by the government. Especially several numbers of reform have been applied to juidical system and individual rights and freedom have been handle. In this context; efforts were made to strengthen the independent and impartial judiciary, to improve freedom of expression and the press, and to expand religious freedoms.
“The Human Rights Action Plan has been prepared to address the expectations and demands of our nation. Each reform effort has been the product of the understanding and passion that we share with our nation to ensure greater freedom, participation and pluralistic democracy. This is true for the Human Rights Action Plan as well. We will continue to stand with our citizens to protect them against all kinds of threats that target human dignity, belief, values and life. As always, we derive our strength and confidence from the wisdom of our nation who has made this territory her motherland for centuries by creating prosperity from diversity.”