Human Rights And Politics

How a Lone Human Rights Champion Scares the Government in Turkey

A Turkish court’s approval of a prison sentence against a lawmaker reveals the depth of anxiety in the government regarding human rights activism.

Turkish police tries to stop lawmaker Omer Faruk Gergerlioglu in Ankara in this archive photo.

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New York-based writer. Politics, culture, literary criticism, art, and technology. American political affairs, Turkey, MidEast, and beyond. Twitter: @abyasun

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Abdullah Ayasun

Abdullah Ayasun

New York-based writer. Politics, culture, literary criticism, art, and technology. American political affairs, Turkey, MidEast, and beyond. Twitter: @abyasun

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