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More on Turkey and World Press Freedom Day

World Press Freedom Day (May 3) was an opportune moment for calling attention to the sorry state of press freedoms in Turkey.  Amnesty International – Turkey did so with a protests in downtown Istanbul and flash mobs elsewhere in the … 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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