Turkey: further information on: use of excessive force / fear for safety/ prisoners of conscience / fear of ill-treatment

Turkey: further information on: use of excessive force / fear for safety/ prisoners of conscience / fear of ill-treatment

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Index Number: EUR 44/013/1996
Date Published: 29 January 1996
Categories: Europe And Central Asia, Turkey

Orhan Ozen, political prisoner, killed in prison, Riza Boybas, political prisoner, killed in prison , Abdulmecit Seckin, political prisoner, killed in prison, Metin Goktepe, journalist, died following detention, Gultekin Beyhin, political prisoner, died in hospital: following the investigation by the Interior Ministry into the circumstances of Metin Goktepe's death, at least 15 police officers have been suspended from duty. Many of the police officers interrogated in connection with the death have alleged that they were in turn tortured during detention.


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