Turkey: Young woman paralysed after torture

Turkey: Young woman paralysed after torture

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Index Number: EUR 44/015/1996
Date Published: 1 February 1996
Categories: Europe And Central Asia, Turkey

Gulbahar Gunduz, a 33-year old textile factory worker, was detained in March 1995 in Tunceli. She was interrogated and tortured so severely that she became paralysed from the waist down. She was released in December 1995 and filed a complaint of torture in Tunceli. No decision has yet been taken about prosecution of the police.


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