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Press Release
July 26, 2016

Human rights in Turkey are in peril following a bloody failed coup attempt on July 15. The Turkish authorities’ reaction was swift and brutal, unleashing a crackdown of exceptional proportions that...

Press Release
July 24, 2016

Amnesty International has gathered credible evidence that detainees in Turkey are being subjected to beatings and torture, including rape, in official and unofficial detention centers in the countr...

Press Release
July 21, 2016

President Erdogan’s announcement of the imposition of a state of emergency must not pave the way for a roll-back in human rights or be used as a pretext to further clamp down on freedom of expressi...

Press Release
July 20, 2016

As the sweeping crackdown in Turkey following a failed coup continues, Amnesty International fears that purges are being extended to censor media houses and journalists, including those critical of...

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