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Summary On the night of July 15, 2016, elements of the Turkish military staged an attempt to overthrow the democratically elected government. According to official figures, at least 241 citizens and security personnel were killed, and…
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Summary 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…
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Turkey’s Human Rights Rollback Recommendations for Reform Introduction Human Rights and the Peace Process with the PKK The Rule of Law Impunity Restrictions on…
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Summary In 2008, Human Rights Watch released A Decade Under Chávez, a 230-page report documenting how the government of President…
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A Decade Under Chávez Political Intolerance and Lost Opportunities for Advancing Human Rights in Venezuela I. Executive Summary Political Discrimination The Courts The Media Organized Labor Civil…
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This report examines the state of free expression in Turkey. It focuses largely on the print and broadcast media, and to a lesser extent on freedom of speech in politics. The report deals with the period from 1995 to the present; when necessary, however,…