A Turkish police officer beats a demonstrator as people try to stop him during a protest near the entrance of Taksim Square in Istanbul (Photo Credit: Gurcan Ozturk/AFP/Getty Images).
Despite the fact that international attention as now moved elsewhere, the human rights situation in Turkey remains extremely grave. There are things you can do today to help.

1. If you have not done so already, please consider contributing to our letter campaign.  It will only take a minute of your time.
2. Amnesty International Turkey has developed an amazing web application that will allow you to “virtually” take a stand in Taksim for freedom of expression and assembly. Add your name and share it on social media.
3. Stay informed by following our work on Facebook or on the Amnesty USA’s Human Rights in Turkey page. We’ll keep you up to date about events and actions!
Social media is a powerful force for social change if you ensure your voice is heard. Minister Bağışhad his say in the New York Times. It is time to make our voices heard too!

A Turkish police officer beats a demonstrator as people try to stop him during a protest near the entrance of Taksim Square in Istanbul (Photo Credit: Gurcan Ozturk/AFP/Getty Images).

Despite the fact that international attention as now moved elsewhere, the human rights situation in Turkey remains extremely grave. There are things you can do today to help.

1. If you have not done so already, please consider contributing to our letter campaign.  It will only take a minute of your time.

2. Amnesty International Turkey has developed an amazing web application that will allow you to “virtually” take a stand in Taksim for freedom of expression and assemblyAdd your name and share it on social media.

3. Stay informed by following our work on Facebook or on the Amnesty USA’s Human Rights in Turkey page. We’ll keep you up to date about events and actions!

Social media is a powerful force for social change if you ensure your voice is heard. Minister Bağışhad his say in the New York Times. It is time to make our voices heard too!

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    Another easy one to participate in.
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