A new report by Amnesty International says Turkey is using the permanent state of emergency to shrink the opposition and silence criticism in the media.

The report, Weathering the storm: Defending human rights in Turkey’s climate of fear, reveals how few areas of Turkey’s once vibrant independent civil society have been left untouched by the ongoing state of emergency.  A nationwide crackdown has resulted in mass arrests and dismissals, the hollowing out of the legal system and the silencing ...


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