The secretary general of Amnesty International has visited the rights group's jailed Turkey director and called for her release, along with seven other activists being held in pre-trial detention for … Click to Continue »
Turkey has extended for up to a week the detention of the country director of Amnesty International and nine other people held in a controversial police raid, the UK-based rights group said Tuesday. Idil Eser, director of Amnesty In...
Lebanese film director Ziad Doueiri was briefly detained upon arrival in Lebanon over previous visits to Israel and is undergoing further questioning on Monday, his ex-wife and Lebanese officials said. … Click to Continue »
Judges in the trial of alleged plotters against Montenegro's government have rejected a defense request for their release from prison, partly because of their Russian connection. The trial of 14 … Click to Continue »
Amnesty International has called for the immediate release of a group of human rights activists who were detained by police while attending a training workshop on an island off Istanbul. … Click to Continue »