Court rules Amnesty’s Turkey chief to remain jailed

Activist Peter Steudtner, left, of Germany hugs a colleague after his release from Silivri prison outside Istanbul, early Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017. A court in Istanbul on Wednesday ordered eight human rights activists released from prison pending the outcome of their trial on charges of belonging to and aiding terror groups. The defendants were detained in a police raid while attending a digital security training workshop in July. Their cases have heightened concerns of an authoritarian turn under Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

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