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Turkey: Conscientious objector must not be imprisoned: Ali ...
21 October 2014

Fifty-six-year-old conscientious objector Ali Fikri Işık is due to appear in front of Çorlu Military court on Wednesday 22 October, facing three separate ...

Urgent Action       EUR 44/019/2014

Turkey: Syrian refugees at risk of being returned
17 October 2014

Around 100 refugees from Syria are at risk of being returned to the war-torn city of Kobani/Ayn Al-Arab. They are part of a group of over 250 men, women ...

Urgent Action       EUR 44/018/2014

Amnesty International | Nineteen deaths reported as violent ...
8 October 2014

The Turkish government must act to stop the spiralling violence which continues to rock the predominantly Kurdish south-east of the country where 19 ...

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Nineteen deaths reported as violent clashes continue across ...
8 October 2014

The Turkish government must act to stop the spiralling violence which continues to rock the predominantly Kurdish south-east of the country.

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Turkey: Closing border crossings with Syria will put lives in ...
22 September 2014

Turkey began to close some of its border crossings with Syria after 130000 Kurdish refugees poured into the country in recent days fleeing the advance ...

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Syria: Voices in crisis: A monthly insight into the human rights ...
22 September 2014

1 SEPTEMBER 2014. SYRIA: VOICES IN CRISIS. “EVERY FAMILY SUFFERED IN SYRIA – NOW HERE” AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL ...

Newsletter       MDE 24/041/2014

Turkey: Police officer convicted for killing Gezi Park protestor
4 September 2014

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI Index: EUR 44/016/2014. 4 September 2014. Turkey: Police officer ...

Public Statement       EUR 44/016/2014

Amnesty International | Twitter users on trial while Turkey ...
2 September 2014

The Turkish government's prosecution of Twitter critics is a deeply hypocritical stance for the host of the Internet Governance Forum, Amnesty International ...

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Wire, September/October 2014. Vol. 44, issue 005
1 September 2014

1) The Agenda 2) Up front: No more fear in Gambia 3) SOS Europe: Bulgaria: Stories of hope and longing 4) My Body My Rights: El Salvador: 'A witch ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/005/2014

The human cost of Fortress Europe: human rights violations ...
9 July 2014

Every year, thousands of migrants and refugees try to reach Europe. The response of the European Union (EU) and its member states has been to invest ...

Report       EUR 05/001/2014