Medical letter writing action: Turkey: Dr Recai Aydin
Recai Aydin is a 28-year-old general practitioner (doctor). He left his work at Cinar Health Centre on 8 July 1994 but failed to arrive at his home in Diyarbakir, south-east Turkey. His car was discovered the next day, 61 km from Diyarbakir. His family reports that he is not a member of any organization which could make him a candidate for "disappearance". However, he is a relative of Vedat Aydin, the former president of the People's Labour Party in Diyarbakir, who was murdered in July 1991. The authorities deny any knowledge of Recai Aydin's whereabouts. AI is gravely concerned for his safety.