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18 July 2017

Stories from 18 July 2017

One Year Later: Why the Purges in Turkey Were Always in the Pipeline

"What has happened in Turkey is a tragedy, made even worse by the fact that the loudest voices in the chorus said the wrong things at the wrong time."

In State of Emergency, Turkey Jails Six Human Rights Defenders Pending Trial

"The accusations of aiding an armed terrorist organisation against them are groundless. Workshops of this kind are common, essential education for human rights organisations."

What Will it Take to End Child Marriages in Afghanistan?

Practices such as “baad” and “baadal” were prohibited under a 2009 law, but continue unhindered in the country today.

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