Turkey: death threats / fear for safety

Turkey: death threats / fear for safety

Index Number: EUR 44/022/1996
Date Published: 8 February 1996
Categories: Europe And Central Asia, Turkey

Abdurraham Mustak, headman of Yesilyurt village and other villagers from Yesilyurt village: AI fears for the safety of Abdurrahman Mustak, who was subjected to death threats while in detention on 6 February 1996. AI believes the threats relate to a personal petition to the European Court of Human Rights against the Turkish government. Villagers of Yesilyurt have also been repeatedly arrested and put under pressure to join the government's militia system against the Kurdish Worker's Party.

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