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Council Meeting Offered Little Hope to Turkey’s Human Rights Defenders

The bolder Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan gets, the quieter the European Union (EU). Click to expand Image…
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is seen walking near the Turkish and European Union flags.
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Encouraging Signs They Are Set to Take More Leading Role

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An Icelandic flag hangs outside a shop in Reykjavik, October 27, 2016.
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Re-run of Istanbul’s Mayoral Election Threatens Voters’ Right to Choose

The dubious decision to cancel the March 31 Istanbul mayoral election win by opposition candidate Ekrem İmamoğlu, in the absence of compelling evidence that the vote was not free or fair, has interfered with the democratic right of millions of voters.…
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Long Past Time to Put an End to Brutal Treatment of Migrants, Asylum Seekers

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Migrants that crossed the land border between Greece and Turkey are seen at the Pre-Removal Detention Center in the village of Fylakio, Northern Greece, February 24, 2017.
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Free Journalists, Rights Defenders, Politicians Jailed in Turkey

Click to expand Image From left to right: Ahmet Altan, Mehmet…
From left to right: Ahmet Altan, Mehmet Altan, Nazlı Ilıcak
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Should Honor Campaign Pledge to Lift State of Emergency, Strengthen Rule of Law

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Election posters in Kadıköy, Istanbul, June 2018.