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EFD Rights Watch: Amnesty Campaign: What happened to Hakan Yaman?

In Uncategorized on December 11, 2013 at 14:06

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Hakan Yaman was walking home from work in Istanbul during the Gezi Park protests when he was caught up in a brutal attack by the police….

Here is the official campaign page: http://www.hakanyamananeoldu.org/
Amnesty International asks ‘what happened to police who beat Hakan Yaman’ on Human Rights Day

Yaman, a minibus driver, was severely beaten by police at the height of the Gezi protests on June 3
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