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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Amnesty International | Turkish mine explosion: Tragedy ...
14 May 2014

The Turkish government must urgently investigate last night's catastrophic coal mine explosion and reports of dangerous working practices in the mining ...

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Turkish mine explosion tragedy should have been averted ...
14 May 2014

The Turkish government must urgently investigate last night's catastrophic coal mine explosion and reports of dangerous working practices in the mining ...

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Write for Rights 2013: Final report
7 May 2014

In December 2013, 12 cases of individuals and communities whose human rights have been violated were given huge international public attention ...

Report       ACT 30/006/2014

Amnesty International | Turkey: Riot police in reprehensible ...
1 May 2014

The use of tear gas and water cannon against peaceful protesters today by police in Istanbul is a reprehensible move to crack down on free expression ...

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Greece: Frontier of hope and fear: Migrants and refugees ...
29 April 2014

Every year, thousands of refugees and migrants arrive at the Greek-Turkish border hoping to cross the frontier and enter the European Union. This report ...

Report       EUR 25/004/2014

Turkey: Respect the right to hold peaceful Mayday assemblies
28 April 2014

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. 28 April 2014. AI Index: EUR 44/009/2014. Turkey: Respect the right ...

Public Statement       EUR 44/009/2014

Amnesty International | Turkey: Gezi Park Protest Twitter trial
17 April 2014

Amnesty International will be monitoring the trial of 29 people who tweeted messages on the social media site in the first days of the Gezi Park protests ...

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Turkey: Move to block YouTube ahead of elections points to ...
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, ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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