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ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Turkish authorities ‘boasting’ about abducting political opponents | The World” – below is their description.
Human rights groups say Turkish spies are abducting political opponents of its president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, from foreign countries.
According to US-based democracy watchdog group “Freedom House”, Turkey has been involved in at least 60 examples over the past three-and-a-half years across 17 countries.
That includes abductions by Turkish intelligence, and deportations where there was little to no legal process.
Director of Human Rights Watch in Turkey, Emma Sinclair-Webb says officials are brazenly boasting about the “success” of their intelligence services.ABC News (Australia) YouTube Channel
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Istanbul, which straddles Europe and Asia, is the country’s largest city, while Ankara is the capital. The majority of the population identifies as Turkish, around 20% identify as Kurdish.