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Idel Eser

Idil Eser

HRD, Director

We deserve to live in a beautiful world in peace. To be part of the struggle for rights is a great feeling. Solidarity forever.

Idil Eser is the director of Amnesty International Turkey.

Turkey police

Human rights defenders in Turkey have been subjected to harassment, threats, surveillance, violations of the rights to freedom of expression, association, and assembly, judicial harassment including criminal prosecution, violent attacks, prolonged arbitrary detention and ill-treatment. They become target for their work on denouncing impunity for serious human rights violations, defending sexual rights, investigating on ultra-nationalist networks, advocating for labour rights or defending the right to conscientious objection.