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US Deplores Turkey's Re-arrest of Amnesty International Official

The United States said on Tuesday it was “deeply troubled” by Turkey's re-arrest of the chairman of the local arm of Amnesty International, and called on its NATO ally to end its state of emergency and safeguard the rule of law. U.S.-Turkish relations have been strained recently by a series of disagreements, especially over the Syria crisis. Taner Kilic was one of 11 human rights activists arrested last year on what Amnesty International has said were “bogus terrorism charges.” He...

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