Turkey: State of emergency must not roll back human rights | Amnesty International

President Erdogan’s announcement of the imposition of a state of emergency must not pave the way for a roll-back in human rights or be used as a pretext to further clamp down on freedom of expression and protections against arbitrary detention and torture, said Amnesty International today.

Source: Turkey: State of emergency must not roll back human rights | Amnesty International

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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