Amnesty International Protesters Threatened by Turkish Security in Washington | Amnesty International USA

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

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Turkey illegally returning Syrian refugees: Amnesty International | Public Radio of Armenia

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

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Amnesty International urges Obama to pressure Turkey to stop slaughter of Kurds – ARA News

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, […]

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Zaman newspaper taken over as Turkish government steamrolls press freedom | Amnesty International USA

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.

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