Tag Archives: Lawyers

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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Human Rights Lawyers Arrested (Update)

Last week, Amnesty USA’s Human Rights Now reported that  fifteen “human rights lawyers known for defending individuals’ right to freedom of speech and victims of police violence” had been arrested in pre-dawn raids in Istanbul. Today, according to press reports and Human … Continue reading

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