Free speech in Turkey is in crisis. Take urgent action.

If Prime Minister Thatcher had had the thin skin of Turkey’s President Erdoğan, political cartoonist Gerald Scarfe would have been in and out of prison. 

Despite cartooning her as a chicken, a shark, a sharp-nosed Torydactyl, and the 'top bitch' at Crufts, he remained free to produce his bloody lampoons.

Compare this with President Erdoğan: Over 100 people face legal action for insulting him since he became president last August.

Read more of Barbara Lodge's blog. Barbara is Amnesty's Country Coordinator for Turkey.…

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