Turkey - Q&A - Excerpts from the daily press briefing (16.06.17)


Q - Do you have any comment on the arrest of Taner Kiliç, the chair of Amnesty International Turkey?

A - France is concerned by the arrest, on June 6, of Taner Kiliç, an attorney and chairman of the board of Amnesty International’s Turkey section, along with 22 other attorneys.

The work of NGOs such as Amnesty International is a vital component of any democratic society.