Tag Archives: Doctors

Another Gezi Trial

A complainant who does not want to be a complainant, a courtroom that fits 50 for a trial that has 255 defendants and a foreign defendant who is not allowed to enter the country to defend himself: these are just … Continue reading

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Targeting medical personnel in Turkey [updated, January 17]

One of the most shocking aspects of Turkey’s violent crackdown on peaceful protest has been the willingness of authorities to target medical personnel.  Since then, not only have authorities not been held responsible, but the government has moved to increase … Continue reading

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A report from the Amnesty office in Istanbul

Our office in Istanbul writes that last night they hosted dozens of injured protesters in their office.  It was a sleepless night and the air stank of tear gas. Twenty volunteer doctors worked in Amnesty’s Istanbul office, which effectively served … Continue reading

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