The co-president of the Association for Human Rights said the following about the arrest of the the members of Amnesty International: “The people who created this plot are doing a big mistake”.
The Istanbul office of terrorism and terror organisation accuses the detained human rights defenders of being member of a terrorist organisation. The accused human rights defender have been in particular attacked by Erdogan and pro-Erdogan media for “attempting a terrorist attack”.
Recently, the time that the suspects would spend under custody had been extended by ten more days. Furthermore, the office has used the book of one of the arrested human rights defenders, “We’re doing a revolution here, Senorita” as evidence for accusing the human rights defenders.
The co-president of the Association for Human Rights has claimed that the rights of the arrested human rights defenders were violated. He added: “I hope to see our friends free at the end of the seven days.”Denizalp Goktas
Source: Diken (multiple articles)