33. Eren Keskin

Eren Keskin (1959 – ) was born to a Kurdish father and a Circassian mother in the city of Bursa. Keskin is a prominent human rights defender, activist and lawyer in Turkey. She founded the Legal Assistance Office Against Sexual Abuse and Rape in Custody and was also the founding member of the Human Rights Foundation of Turkey, the most prominent human rights organization in Turkey focused on the rehabilitation and treatment of torture survivors. Keskin stands for equal rights and freedoms for all, sometimes under the most difficult and life-threatening conditions.

Text by A. Read by Paula Sánchez