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It wasn’t so long ago that the Turkish leader was seen as a model democrat in the Islamic world. What happened?
Source: How Recep Tayyip Erdogan Made Turkey Authoritarian Again – The Atlantic
As the sweeping crackdown in Turkey following a failed coup continues, Amnesty International fears that purges are being extended to censor media houses and journalists, including those critical of government policy.
Source: Turkey: Media purge threatens freedom of expression | 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
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
Source: Amnesty International Protesters Threatened by Turkish Security in Washington | Amnesty International USA
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
Source: Turkey illegally returning Syrian refugees: Amnesty International | Public Radio of Armenia
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, […]
Source: Amnesty International urges Obama to pressure Turkey to stop slaughter of Kurds – ARA News