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June 2013 (2)
Jun 21 2013 12:28PM
Turkey: standing still is not a crime

An update from Andrew Gardner, Amnesty’s Turkey researcher in Istanbul. On Monday night, one person went to Taksim Square and just stood still in a silent and symbolic protest against the recent violence there. The same evening, lots...

Jun 16 2013 12:23PM
A hospital in Amnesty's Turkey office

Murat Çekiç, Director of Amnesty Turkey, on a sleepless week in Istanbul. As I write this, there are at least 10,000 people in Taksim Square, all protesting for 10,000 reasons. But here in our office, everything is calm. We had a...