March 27, 2014
The Turkish authorities’ move today to block access to YouTube on the eve of Sunday’s elections, and not long after they restricted access to Twitter, smacks of a wider pre-meditated crackdown on free...
March 21, 2014
The first ever tweet was sent eight years ago today. No-one will be celebrating this landmark on the social media site in Turkey, however: the government has just shut it down. Amnesty International c...
March 12, 2014
Amnesty International is monitoring events at the funeral old 15-year-old Berkin Elvan in Istanbul as thousands gather in cities across Turkey to protest ongoing police impunity.
October 2, 2013
Turkish authorities committed human rights violations on a massive scale in the government’s attempts to crush the Gezi Park protests this summer.