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Turkey: Deepening backslide in human rights: Amnesty International submission for the UN Universal Periodic Review, 35th Session of the UPR Working Group, January 2020

, Index number: EUR 44/0834/2019

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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