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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...
News
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. 
Press Release
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.
Report
October 2, 2013

On 30 May 2013, police cleared Gezi Park in central Istanbul of a small group of protestors opposed to its destruction. The denial of their right to protest and the violence used by the police touc...

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