Imprisoned for defending human rights
Right now, 10 people who have dedicated their lives to defending the human rights of journalists, activists and other dissenting voices in Turkey are themselves in danger. Among them are Amnesty International’s İdil Eser and Özlem Dalkıran of Avaaz and Citizens’ Assembly. Known as the Istanbul 10 they, along with Amnesty’s Taner Kılıç, are under investigation for terrorism-related crimes – an absurd attempt to choke their human rights activism.
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