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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Amnesty International | Turkey: Move to block YouTube ahead ...
27 March 2014

The Turkish authorities' move today to block access to YouTube on the eve of Sunday's elections, and not long after they restricted access to Twitter, ...

Press Release      

Amnesty International | Turkey: Pre-election Twitter shutdown ...
21 March 2014

The first ever tweet was sent eight years ago today. No-one will be celebrating this landmark on the social media site in Turkey, however: the government ...

Press Release      

Turkey: Pre-election Twitter shutdown brings internet freedom ...
21 March 2014

The first ever tweet was sent eight years ago today. No-one will be celebrating this landmark on the social media site in Turkey, however: the government ...

Story      

Turkey: Candidates and parties contesting local elections ...
20 March 2014

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI Index: EUR 44/008/2014. 19 March 2014. Turkey: Candidates and ...

Public Statement       EUR 44/008/2014

Turkey: No more human rights violations in urban ...
14 March 2014

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI Index: EUR 44/007/2014. 14 March 2014. Turkey: No more human ...

Public Statement       EUR 44/007/2014

Turkey: Funeral protests over Gezi Park police impunity ...
12 March 2014

Amnesty International is monitoring events at the funeral old 15-year-old Berkin Elvan in Istanbul as thousands gather in cities across Turkey to protest ...

Story      

Amnesty International | Turkey: Funeral protests over Gezi ...
12 March 2014

Amnesty International is monitoring events at the funeral old 15-year-old Berkin Elvan in Istanbul as thousands gather in cities across Turkey to protest ...

Press Release      

Turkey: Further information: Activist released but still facing ...
7 March 2014

On 6 March Murat Kanatlı, a conscientious objector, was released from prison after completing a 10 day prison sentence for 'noncompliance with the ...

Urgent Action       EUR 44/006/2014

Turkey: Conscientious objector imprisoned: Murat Kanatlı
3 March 2014

On 25 February, conscientious objector Murat Kanatlı was imprisoned for 10 days. He refused to pay a 500 TL fine (approximately 165 Euros), after a ...

Urgent Action       EUR 44/005/2014

Turkey: Amnesty International welcomes Internet law changes ...
27 February 2014

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI Index: EUR 44/004/2014. 27 February 2014. Turkey: Amnesty International ...

Public Statement       EUR 44/004/2014