Cab We are together against the effort to destroy civil society “

Human rights organizations held a joint press conference on indictments and charges against Osman Kavala and 15 civil society workers. Amnesty International Turkey Campaigns - Advocacy Director Ruhat Sena in a joint press statement Aksener'in read 'government attempted to eliminate' as against baseless allegations, an end to the increasing pressure for civil society, and to making civil society the offender's call was made all kinds for advocates the attack was given a message to stand side by side.

It has been emphasized that the state is responsible for protecting all rights of human rights defenders, including freedom of thought and expression, peaceful assembly and freedom of association. Civil Rights Defenders, Non-Governmental Organizations Association, Rights Initiative Association, Truth Justice Memory Center, Human Rights Association, Human Rights Agenda Association, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) ), Human Rights Foundation of Turkey, Amnesty International, Association for Citizenship.

Source: Initiative for Freedom of Expression