Tag Archives: Emek Theatre

A global call to end police violence and protect the right to freedom of expression

In a sense, the shocking scenes that we have witnessed in Turkey this past week are simply a logical extension of long-standing problems in Turkey.  Over past years, the Turkish government has worked, in large ways and in small, to … Continue reading

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Protest at Emek Theatre: Amnesty calls for Investigation

Protesting the destruction of Emek Theatre. Photo credits: Nizam Serhat Firat. Used by Permission  The proposed destruction of the historic Emek Theatre has been a long-running controversy in Turkey, where it is seen as another example of the ways in … Continue reading

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