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· August, 2017

Stories about Turkey from August, 2017

25 August 2017

Macedonian Citizen Fined 400 Euro For Insulting Turkish President Erdoğan on Facebook

Advox

A Macedonian court ordered a person to pay 400 euros for writing "ironical statements and insulted a leader of a foreign country."

5 August 2017

Behind Bars for 30 Days: EU Leaders Condemn Turkey's Detention of #Istanbul10

Advox

The European Commission called for the “immediate release” of the group, calling the detentions part of a “deeply worrying pattern” of imprisonment in Turkey.

4 August 2017

‘With Empty Hands But Deep Beliefs,’ Jamal Hosseini Lost His Life Fighting for Human Rights in Iran

Advox

The third anniversary of the mysterious death of Jamal Hosseini, a bridge between underground activists in Iran and the global community of human rights activists.