Tag Archives: Yezidi

Amnesty voices concern over EU-Turkey deal on refugees

In advance of Angela Merkel’s visit to Istanbul, Amnesty International issued a press release voicing concern over a potential deal: European leaders’ desperate attempts to enlist Turkey as Europe’s gatekeeper are ignoring the manifest failures of the Turkish authorities to … Continue reading

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Amnesty on Turkey’s Worsening Human Rights Record: 11 Key Issues

At midnight tonight, Amnesty International issued its Annual Report, The State of the World’s Human Rights.  There is grim reading throughout.  This was a tough year for human rights worldwide. Below I’ll try to outline the main issues that Amnesty … Continue reading

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