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Turkey - Q&A - Excerpts from the daily press briefing (18.07.17)

Q - What was your reaction after Turkey upheld the detention of six Amnesty International activists?
A - We spoke about the human rights situation in Turkey yesterday and the terms of our response, as follows, are more valid than ever:
France emphasizes that respect for human rights and fundamental liberties – especially freedom of expression, the right to a fair trial, and the right to an effective remedy, all within a nation under the rule of law - is vital to the exercise of democracy. (…)

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