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Human Rights Watch: Turkey “increasingly autocratic”

Human Rights Watch issued its annual report today.  The section on Turkey notes some positive steps, including a reform package, efforts at a peace process with Kurds in Turkey, and the hosting of hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees.  Nonetheless, … Continue reading

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Muharrem Erbey: Another Victim of Turkey’s Anti-Terror Laws.

On January 8, PEN International issued a “call to action” on behalf of Muharrem Erbrey, a writer, lawyer, and human rights activist in Diyarbakir.  Erbrey has been in prison now for over 4 years, charged with violating Turkey’s notorious anti-terror … Continue reading

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