In front of the Cell of Atonement at Sheridan Circle Washington, DC March 7, 2001 Seven years and two days ago, Leyla Zana was arrested at the door of the Turkish parliament building in Ankara, Turkey. Nine months and three days later, she was sentenced to fifteen years in prison. A duly and popularly elected… Continue reading

The Statement of Kani Xulam At the Symposium on the Human Rights Crisis in Turkey Sponsored by Amnesty International USA The Portland State University & Reed College Portland, Oregon Thursday, November 1 & 2, 2000 On October 18, 2000, Amnesty International launched its campaign against torture in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Members of Amnesty International wrapped… Continue reading