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Amnesty issues updated information on Okmeydani violence

Uğur Kurt, a Protest Bystander, Killed By Police Fire http://t.co/JMTRR3UT0k #bianet pic.twitter.com/NnH9E8GqS1 — bianet English (@bianet_eng) May 23, 2014 In a statement issued today (May 27), Amnesty gave updated information regarding the two individuals killed in the recent violence in … Continue reading

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Violence and new tragedy in Turkey

Another horrible picture taken tonight in #Istanbul during protests for #UğurKurt-killed by police in a funeral house http://t.co/PzdNw2RPNd — Murat Çekiç (@muratcekic) May 22, 2014 It has been an ugly month in Turkey.  First, shocking scenes of excessive force and … Continue reading

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