May 1, 2014

Again, this May 1, the streets of Istanbul witnessed police violence today, as tens of thousands of police were mobilized to prevent demonstrators from staging a rally in Taksim Square.  Follow events on the ground on twitter with Turkey Researcher, Andrew Gardner @andrewegardner  AI-Turkey Director, Murat Cekic @muratcekic  and AI-Turkey Campaigns and Advocacy Director Ruhat Sena Aksener @ruhatsena 

Read Amnesty’s press release on government abuses here and my blog highlighting the context of expanding control and violence here.

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