Turkey: Adding injustice to injury: One year on from the Gezi Park protests in Turkey

Index Number: EUR 44/010/2014

One year has passed since the Gezi Park protests were brutally crushed across Turkey. The protests have subsided, but attempts by the authorities to punish the protest movement continue while police officers who used abusive force have yet to face justice. This report calls on the Turkish authorities to end unfair prosecutions linked to participation or support for the Gezi Park protest movement and makes recommendations aimed at bringing police responsible for past abuses to justice and allowing demonstrators to exercise their rights without fear.

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