June 12, 2017

Urgent Action: Release Amnesty International Chair Taner Kılıç (Turkey: UA 138.17)


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Chair of Amnesty International Turkey Taner Kılıç was detained on 6 June, wrongly accused of membership of the “Fethullahist Terrorist Organization”. On 9 June he has been remanded in pre-trial detention. The charges against him must be dropped and he must be released immediately and unconditionally.

1) TAKE ACTION
Write a letter, send an email, call, fax or tweet:

  • Calling on the Minister of Justice to drop the charges against Taner Kılıç;
  • Urging him to ensure that Taner Kılıç is immediately and unconditionally released from pre-trial detention.

Contact these two officials by 21 July, 2017:

Minister of Justice
Mr Bekir Bozdağ
Ministry of Justice
Adalet Bakanlığı
06659 Ankara, Turkey
Fax: +90 312 419 33 70
Email: [email protected]
Salutation: Dear Minister

Ambassador Serdar Kiliç
Embassy of the Republic of Turkey
2525 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington DC 20008
Phone: 1 202 612 6700 OR 202 612 6701
Fax: 1 202 612 6744
Email: [email protected]
Twitter: @TurkishEmbassy
Salutation: Dear Ambassador

2) LET US KNOW YOU TOOK ACTION
Click here to let us know if you took action on this case! This is Urgent Action 138.17
Here’s why it is so important to report your actions: we record the actions taken on each case—letters, emails, calls and tweets—and use that information in our advocacy.

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