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Turkey Judiciary Draws Fire for Continued Incarceration of Rights Activist

Turkey’s judiciary is facing growing international condemnation for the ongoing imprisonment of the local head of Amnesty International. Thursday, an Istanbul court reversed an earlier decision to release Taner Kilic from pre-trial detention, ruling he should remain in jail for the duration of his case.  In a rare move, the prosecutor had turned to a second court to overturn Wednesday’s release order. The dramatic succession of events has provoked international condemnation. ...

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