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Turkey: co-rapporteurs ask for immediate release of arrested human rights defenders

Friday, July 7th, 2017 Tags: , , , ,

PACE co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of Turkey, Marianne Mikko (Estonia, SOC) and Nigel Evans (United Kingdom, EC), have expressed serious concern at the arrest of several prominent human rights defenders in Istanbul on 5 July, including Amnesty International Director Idil Eser. “These arrests, which took place during a training seminar on human rights defenders, are […]