Dr. Eissenstat on human rights in Turkey and Turkish elections
Assistant Professor Howard Eissenstat was one of three invited panelists to speak on current conditions in Turkey to the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission of the US Congress this past week. A video of the briefing can be found here and extensive notes can be found here. Eissenstat also wrote an op-ed in advance of the Turkish elections on March 30 for Reuters. As part of his on-going work for Amnesty International, Eissenstat has also worked on attacks on freedom of expression in Turkey, including two recent blogs on internet censorship [links can be found here and here].