Turkish Court Jails Amnesty International’s Country Director and Five Other Activists Pending Trial

(ISTANBUL) — A court in Istanbul ordered six human rights activists — including Amnesty International’s Turkey director — formally arrested Tuesday pending a trial over accusations that they aided an armed terror group, adding to concerns over human rights in the country. Four other activists were released from custody pending the outcome of a trial.…

via Turkish Court Jails Amnesty International’s Country Director and Five Other Activists Pending Trial — TIME

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