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· October, 2017

Stories about Turkey from October, 2017

After 113 Days Behind Bars, #Istanbul10 Human Rights Defenders Are Released Pending Trial

“I don’t have anything to regret. I just did my work as a human rights defender,” Idil Eser told the court.

Documentary: Lost in the Ruins of Georgia's Soviet-Era Tea Industry

"There was not a single unemployed person in Laituri. Everyone was employed at either the plantation or the factory."

Comical Unintended Consequences of Turkish President Erdogan's State Visit to Serbia

The warm welcome of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan by Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić during a state visit this week incited many satirical comments on nationalism and media freedoms.

#Istanbul10 Human Rights Defenders Have Been Behind Bars for 100 Days

"Gharavi and Steudtner were arrested doing their jobs, imparting knowledge and skills that are essential to the exercise of human rights in the digital age."

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Arzu Geybullayeva is the Turkey editor. Email her story ideas or volunteer to write.


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