Turkey: Fear for safety, Orhan Kemal Cengiz (m)

By AI International Secretariat, , Index number: EUR 44/002/2008

Orhan Kemal Cengiz, a lawyer, human rights defender and newspaper columnist, has been threatened and intimidated because of his legal work on behalf of one of three men killed in an attack at a Christian publishing house in April 2007. He has asked the authorities to provide him with a bodyguard to protect him. The authorities have not yet granted this request.

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