Tag Archives: Terrorism

Amnesty International condemns Ankara bombing

Yesterday evening, the streets of Ankara were again shattered by a bomb in the city center.  According to the authorities, as of this morning, 37 people had been killed and over 100 people were injured.  Amnesty International today issued a … Continue reading

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Amnesty condemns Istanbul bombing

In the wake of a horrific attack in Istanbul’s Sultanahmet district today, Amnesty International issued a public statement condemning the bombing and calling for “a prompt, impartial, and thorough investigation”: Amnesty International condemns the bombing, apparently targeting civilians in the … Continue reading

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Amnesty Condemns Reyhanli Car Bombings

In a statement this week, Amnesty International condemned the 11 May bomb attacks in the Turkish border town of Reyhanlı.  According to Amnesty Researcher Andrew Gardner, the attacks, which have left at least 50 people dead and more than 100 … Continue reading

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As Press Freedom in Turkey Worsens, Erdogan Remains in Denial

Prime Minister Erdogan, reacting to the critical wounding of a Turkish journalist during the bombing of the American Embassy in Ankara, used the occasion to attack those who defend Turkey’s imprisoned journalists: As the justice ministry has said many times, … Continue reading

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