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A hospital in Amnesty’s office

Murat Çekiç, Director of Amnesty Turkey, on a sleepless week in Istanbul. As I write this, there are at least 10,000 people in Taksim Square, all protesting for 10,000 reasons. But here in our office, everything is calm. We had … Continue reading

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A West Bank village in protest against Israel’s military occupation

by Lamri Chirouf, Amnesty International’s delegate in the Occupied Palestinian Territories Last month we drove northwest from Ramallah to visit the small village of Budrus, which gained international attention a decade ago when residents started protesting against the fence/wall erected … Continue reading

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