In remembrance of Ebru Timtik
We are deeply saddened by the loss of our colleague Ebru Timtik. Ebru passed away on 27 August after 238 days of hunger strike, which she started to strengthen her demand for fair trials and the administration of justice in Turkey. R.I.P. Ebru – we respect you and we always will.
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