Tag Archives: Disappearances

Amnesty: Turkey’s escalating abuses risk return to dark days of 1990s

The message of Amnesty’s latest statement on abuses in Turkey’s on-going operations in south eastern Turkey could hardly have been clearer.  Things are getting much, much worse, with  “growing evidence of severe human rights violations, including torture and impunity for human … Continue reading

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Turkey’s Disappeared: Still Waiting for Justice

We lost a true hero this past month when Berfo Kirbayir passed away at age 105. Called by those who knew her Berfo Ana, or Mother Berfo, her struggle to uncover the truth behind her son’s disappearance became a symbol for … Continue reading

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