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Police raided a digital security workshop and detained 12 human rights activists, including director of Amnesty Turkey…

In Uncategorized on July 6, 2017 at 11:44

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Human rights advocates from various human rights organizations holding a training meeting in Büyükada on protection of human rights advocates were detained yesterday.

Amnesty says Turkey director and activists detained in Istanbul

Idil Eser, head of Amnesty International Turkey, taken away during ‘digital security and information management workshop’

Police have detained 12 people, including the Turkey head of Amnesty International, İdil Eser, and other rights activists at a meeting on an island near Istanbul.
Holding a statement regarding human rights defenders including Amnesty International Turkey Director İdil Eser being taken into custody in a raid while holding a workshop yesterday in Büyükada, Amnesty international has demanded release of the detainees.
The Guardian – Kareem Shaheen – Jul 5, 2:15 AM

The health of two hunger strikers held in Turkish government custody who have not eaten for 118 days is rapidly deteriorating, according to their lawyers, who have urged the authorities to respond to their demands before the damage to their bodies

77 LGBTI and women’s organizations joined the Justice March launched by the CHP from Ankara to İstanbul on its 22nd day.
Interpol has denied reports that it has removed Turkey from its database after Ankara uploaded a list of 60,000 people sought over suspected links to Gülen
Turkey has entered the first evaluation phase concerning implementation of Istanbul Convention in domestic law. As the state submits its own report to convention’s inspection body GREVIO, bianet has prepared a Shadow Report.

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