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Turkey: 17 years in the balance: Lawyer Esber Yagmurdereli returns to prison in freedom of expression case

, Index number: EUR 44/074/1997

This report discusses the history of Esber Yagmurdereli's case, who's one of a group of Turkish intellectuals who, by confronting the State publicly on the issue of freedom of expression, are putting their own liberty at risk. AI calls upon the Turkish Government to introduce reforms which wolud bring Turkey into line with international standards and secure his release.

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