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June 21, 2013

Following weeks of violently suppressed public protests, the Turkish government’s declaration that public assemblies in Istanbul’s central Taksim Square will not be tolerated will put Pride marches...

June 16, 2013
Police in Turkey are refusing to acknowledge that they have people in custody following mass detentions carried out during the night in Istanbul.
Press Release
June 12, 2013

Amnesty International continues to closely monitor violence in Turkey, urging the international community to intervene and prevent tensions from further escalating between Turkish authorities and p...

Press Release
June 11, 2013

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced in a televised speech on Tuesday that he would no longer tolerate the protests that have shaken the country for nearly two weeks.

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