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(01/02/2018) Turkey: Re-arrest of Amnesty chair devastates family, disgraces justice The decision to renew the detention of Amnesty International’s Turkey Chair mere hours after a court ordered ... Turkey: Court releases Amnesty Chair after nearly 8 months in jail Turkey: Court releases Amnesty Chair after nearly 8 months in jail Following a decision by a court in Istanbul to conditionally release the Chair of Amnesty International Turkey, Taner Kılıç, after nearly eight months in detention, Gauri van Gulik, Amnesty International’s Europe Director said: (29/01/2018) Turkey: More than a million people demand freedom for Amnesty chair as ... More than one million people from 194 countries and territories have demanded the release of Amnesty ... (26/10/2017) Amnesty Turkey Chair kept in jail Following a decision by an Izmir court not to release human rights defender, Taner Kılıç, Salil Shetty, ... (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 ... (09/10/2017) Turkey: Charges filed against jailed Amnesty staff and rights defenders ... Responding to news that a prosecutor has filed an indictment calling for jail terms of up to 16 years on ... (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 ...