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Turkey: Disgraceful use of excessive police force in Istanbul

Headline Title:  Turkey: Disgraceful use of excessive police force in Istanbul 01 June 2013  Urgent steps must be taken by the Turkish authorities to prevent further deaths and injuries and allow protesters access to their fundamental rights, as well as ensuring the security of all members of the public, Amnesty International said following reports of more than 1,000 injuries and at least two deaths of protesters in Istanbul.Amnesty International kept its office, which is close to the Taksim area of Istanbul, open as a safe haven for protesters escaping police violence throughout…

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