Last quote by Emma Sinclair-Webb
The kind of detentions of democratically elected members of parliament we are seeing in Turkey today is an assault on the right to political representation and participation for millions of voters and defies fundamental principles of any country that claims to be democratic and based on rule of law and human rights.
Nov 04 2016
Emma Sinclair-Webb has been quoted 4 times. The two most recent articles where Emma Sinclair-Webb has been quoted are Turkish post-coup crackdown sparks democracy fears and Turkish Journalist Sentenced for 'Revealing State Secrets'. Most recently, Emma Sinclair-Webb was quoted as having said, “Fears that the government would make opportunistic use of the state of emergency to silence critics who have nothing to do with the July 15 coup attempt have come true.”.
Quotes by Emma Sinclair-Webb
Oct 08 2016
Fears that the government would make opportunistic use of the state of emergency to silence critics who have nothing to do with the July 15 coup attempt have come true.
May 06 2016
The decision to sentence Dundar and Gul to long prison terms for publishing the news shows how courts in Turkey comply with President Erdogan's campaign of revenge against critics. This has been a political trial from the start and part of the ongoing crackdown on journalism and on reporting on issues the public has a right to know about.
Apr 25 2013
All of these killings and disappearances happened in the early 1990s, and there is in Turkish law a time limitation on prosecution, so that if you don't prosecute murder within 20 years, the case drops. And right now, in 2013, we are on the very edge of the time limitation expiring.
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