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Turkey’s abyssmal HR record draws global attention

As 2013 draws to a close and the world takes stock, it is clear that Turkey’s appalling human rights record is gaining global attention. Below are three of the stories in the international media that caught my eye this past … Continue reading

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What happened to Hakan? We know. You know. It is time to take action!

  A few days ago AI Turkey projected the words “Hakan Yaman’a ne oldu?” (“What happened to Hakan Yaman?) on the front of Istanbul’s main courthouse and on Galata Tower, an Istanbul landmark.  (See the video here.)  Actually,  Amnesty International … Continue reading

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