Turkey: Amnesty names Osman Kavala and Gezi Park defendants as prisoners of conscience

Seven people who were imprisoned in Turkey on trumped-up charges have been named prisoners of conscience (POCs) by Amnesty International today. The decision comes two months after the activists, including prominent philanthropist and human rights defender Osman Kavala, were convicted at the end of a sham retrial when a court of appeal overturned their previous … Continue reading Turkey: Amnesty names Osman Kavala and Gezi Park defendants as prisoners of conscience