Because of the state of emergency, nobody will care if I kill you. I will just say I shot you while you tried to run away.
-Police officer to a detainee, overheard by family members of another detainee…
In Turkey, many
hundreds of people currently face prosecution, or are serving substantial
sentences for terrorism convictions. Their “crime” was to engage in
peaceful protest, or to throw stones or burn…
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