Turkey: Further information on prisoners of conscience: Mahmut Sakar, Nimetullah Gunduz, Abdullah Cager, Melike Alp (f), Sinan Tanrikulu, Firat Anli, Hanifi Isik, Servet Ayhan

Turkey: Further information on prisoners of conscience: Mahmut Sakar, Nimetullah Gunduz, Abdullah Cager, Melike Alp (f), Sinan Tanrikulu, Firat Anli, Hanifi Isik, Servet Ayhan

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Index Number: EUR 44/057/1995
Date Published: 30 April 1995
Categories: Europe And Central Asia, Turkey

At a hearing in Diyarbakir State Security Court on 1 May 1995, Sinan Tanrijulu, Firat Anli, Hanifi Isik and Servet Ayhan were released on the recommendation of the State Security Court Prosecutor. All incriminating statements given in court at the hearing were reportedly withdrawn on the grounds that they had been extracted under torture or threat of torture in police custody.


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