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As I wrote in December, Hakan Yaman was in the wrong place at the wrong time. For this, he was beaten so badly by police that his skull partially collapsed. An officer then gouged out one of Yaman’s eyes (he … Continue reading
A grandmother threatened with prison for speaking for peace. That, in a nutshell, is the case of Sultani Acibuca, member of a group of mothers who have lost or had sons imprisoned as part of the conflict between the Turkish … Continue reading
Below is the message that went out to our TURKRAN members today. To join the TURKRAN, contact Natsumi Ajiki at firstname.lastname@example.org Dear members of Amnesty International USA Turkey Regional Action Network (AIUSA-TURKRAN), I am excited to share with you an … Continue reading
A fantastic new internet campaign from the folks at Amnesty International – Turkey! Show your support today!
For Turkish speakers, here is a link to Amnesty International – Turkey’s action in support of Freedom of Expression in Turkey [in Turkish only]. We’ll have more information for those outside of Turkey later today.
This Spring promises to be a historic one for Turkey and its citizens. Yesterday, jailed PKK leader, Abdullah Ocalan, called for a cease fire as part of his on-going negotiations with Turkish authorities. [Look here for Amnesty’s statement in response … Continue reading