World Report 2014: Turkey

hrw.org ? In office for three terms since 2002, and enjoying a strong parliamentary majority, the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) has demonstrated a growing intolerance of political opposition, public protest, and critical media. In May, police…

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Turkish doctors condemn government curbs on emergency treatment

 

Medics accuse government of intimidation and seeking to criminalise urgent assistance to street protesters

Turkish government measures curbing the freedom of doctors in administering emergency treatment have been condemned by medical and human rights groups, with professionals accusing the government of intimidation and seeking to criminalise urgent assistance to street protesters.

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