Today a delegation of Amnesty International USA staff and volunteers protested human rights abuses in Turkey in front of the Brookings Institution in Washington, DC where Turkish President Recep Tayyi
Photo: Getty Images Turkey has illegally forced thousands of refugees to return to Syria, a report by Amnesty International says, the BBC reports. The group says about 100 Syrians have been sent back to their war-torn country every day since mid-January in breach of international law. A
ARA News ERBIL – Amnesty International called on the US President Barack Obama to urge Turkey to end the onslaught against Kurds, and the continued repressive security operations in east and southeast Turkey with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan who arrived in United States this week. “The Turkish government’s onslaught on primarily Kurdish towns and neighborhoods, […]
Today’s government takeover of Zaman newspaper is the latest deeply troubling episode of the Turkish authorities’ ongoing onslaught on dissenting media, Amnesty International said today.
International protection of human rights is in danger of unravelling as short-term national self-interest and draconian security crackdowns have led to a wholesale assault on basic freedoms and rights
Amnesty International’s Annual Report detailed continued attacks on the right to peaceful assembly in Turkey this past year: The practice of arbitrary detentions at assemblies was given legal…