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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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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

Turkey: Independence and impartiality of the judiciary under ...
24 February 2014

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI Index: EUR 44/003/2014. 24 February 2014. Turkey: Independence ...

Public Statement       EUR 44/003/2014

Turkey: President Gül: Veto restrictive internet law changes
12 February 2014

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI Index: EUR 44/002/2014. 12 February 2014. Turkey: President Gül ...

Public Statement       EUR 44/002/2014

Turkey: Roma families to receive winter aid
18 December 2013

Officials from the Prefecture have informed the Roma families that they will receive fuel for heating and other funding during the winter period. In addition ...

Urgent Action       EUR 44/032/2013

An international failure: The Syrian refugee crisis
13 December 2013

In the space of 12 months, 1.8 million people fled the armed conflict in Syria. This briefing provides an overview of the conditions of refugees from Syria ...

Report       ACT 34/001/2013

Turkey: Human rights defender and conscientious objector ...
12 December 2013

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. Public statement. 12 December 2013. AI Index; EUR 44/031/2013. Turkey: Human rights defender ...

Public Statement       EUR 44/031/2013

Turkey: Caught up in the Gezi park protests | Amnesty ...
9 December 2013

Hakan Yaman's life changed forever when police officers attacked him during the June 2013 protests in Istanbul, Turkey.

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