A light installation set up by Amnesty International to protest against the detainment of human rights activists in Turkey is seen at the Breitscheidplatz square in Berlin, Germany, September 29, 2017. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke
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The Istanbul prosecutor's office is charging Amnesty International's Turkey chief and 10 others for allegedly belonging to and aiding terror groups with the completion of an indictment Sunday, according to the country's official news agency.The Anadolu news agency said officials concluded an investigation into the 11 human rights activists, who are now awaiting trial.The 17-page indictment was prepared by the prosecutor's office's terror crimes branch.Eight people, including Amnesty International's director in Turkey Idil Eser, German Peter Steudtner and Swede Ali Gharavi, were arrested.
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