Daily Archives: 3 February 2014

Justice for Gezi Park protestor a long way off as trial of police officers makes a chaotic start

By Andrew Gardner, Turkey researcher at Amnesty International Today was a remarkable day in Turkey, this was a case which has faced hurdles every step of the way. As I sat in a packed courtroom in the city of Kayseri, … Continue reading

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Activists warmed our hearts in a frightfully cold Moscow

By Frank Johansson, Director at Amnesty International Finland. Delivering a petition about freedom of expression to Russian president Vladimir Putin’s office in Moscow was actually quite a prosaic affair. Eight Amnesty directors walking through the door, past the security-check wearing … Continue reading

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Struggling to survive after a home demolition in the Jordan Valley

By Nancy Hawker, Campaigner in the Middle East and North Africa Programme at Amnesty International. “Watch out! The bulldozers and the jeeps are coming.” Shirin Salamein heard the warning from one of her neighbours as she finished milking her sheep … Continue reading

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