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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.

Press Release
June 11, 2013

Protests in Turkey are likely to continue to escalate unless authorities engage in meaningful discussions with activists, Amnesty International said after riot police this morning once again used t...

Press Release
June 3, 2013

Amnesty International continues to be concerned for the health of injured members of the public following unprecedented and abusive use of force by police officers against protesters in cities acro...

News
June 3, 2013
The number of activists injured across Turkey as a result of police abuse will continue to escalate unless the authorities bring police tactics in line with basic human rights standards, Amnesty Inter...

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