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(02/05/2018) Turkey: “For journalists, Turkey has become a dungeon” Journalists have spoken out about the stifling climate of fear that has enveloped Turkey’s media landscape, ... Turkey: More than a million people demand freedom for Amnesty chair as trial resumes Turkey: More than a million people demand freedom for Amnesty chair as trial resumes More than one million people from 194 countries and territories have demanded the release of Amnesty International’s Turkey Chair, Taner Kılıç and the dropping of charges against him and 10 other human rights defenders as their trial resumes in Istanbul on 31 January. (05/12/2017) States worldwide failing to prevent killings and disappearances of human ... States around the world are failing in their duty to effectively protect people who defend human rights, ... (18/10/2017) EU: Leaders must press Turkey on human rights Ahead of the 19-20 October European Council meeting, which is expected to issue conclusions on Turkey, ... (11/10/2017) Turkey must release human rights defenders, still in jail after 100 days Ten activists, including İdil Eser, the Director of Amnesty Turkey, were arrested on 5 June whilst Amnesty ... (14/09/2017) EU: Prominent Mexican activist in Brussels to demand action on human rights Prominent Mexican environmental activist Gustavo Castro will be in Brussels next week to demand EU policy ... (25/07/2017) Turkey: Foreign Minister’s baseless allegations threaten entire human ... Responding to statements made by Turkish Foreign Minister Çavuşoğlu at a press conference following his ... (18/07/2017) Jailing of activists, including Amnesty director, a crushing blow for ... The remanding of six human rights defenders in pre-trial custody is an appalling affront to justice and a ...