Turkey: Deepening backslide in human rights: Amnesty International submission for the UN Universal Periodic Review, 35th Session of the UPR Working Group, January 2020
In this submission Amnesty International raises concern about the independence of the judiciary, arbitrary detentions and abusive prosecutions; summary dismissals from public service and lack of an effective remedy for public sector workers dismissed by executive decrees during the state of emergency; the rights to freedom of expression, association and peaceful assembly; and allegations of torture and other ill-treatment.
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