The first aggravated life sentences have been handed down for journalists in Turkey following the failed coup of July 15, 2016. The sentences were passed on to Nazlı Ilıcak and brothers Ahmet and Mehmet Altan, who contributed to the changes made in Turkey over the past 30 years.
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In Egypt liberal and left elites had missed out to organize and compete with right wing groups during and after the revolution. Amr Hamzawy, former Egyptian parliamentarian and human right activist explains that human rights abuse and economic and social crisis are threatening today’s Egypt and corroding the trust of the citizens. The illusion that an autocratic regime would guarantee stability is constantly disintegrating.