Middle East

Turkish court releases local chair of Amnesty International

A group of human rights activists gather outside the Caglayan courthouse in Istanbul on January 31, 2018 as the trial of eleven human rights activists resumes, including the two top figures with Amnesty International in Turkey and two foreigners, on terror charges in a case that has sparked international alarm. The placards refer to Amnesty International head for Turkey, Taner Kilic, who has been detained accused of links to the group blamed for the 2016 coup. / AFP / YASIN AKGUL





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