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EXTRA 05/93 - Turkey: fear of torture / "disappearance": Nedim Koroglu, Mustafa Metin Yuce, Salih Sen, Hamdi Genc, Fazil Ahmet Ayar, Orhan Akyol, Erkan Sabri Univar, Adnan Inan, Mehmet Ali Aksoy, Bulent Durmaz, Salih Ersen Kutukcu, Iskender Bayhan, Murat

, Index number: EUR 44/004/1993

The 25 people named above, most of whom are students, were recently detained during a police operation in Istanbul, which was reportedly carried out against the illegal Turkish Revolutionary Communist Party/Turkish Union of Communist Youth. All, with the exception of Nedim Koroglu, were detained on 8 January 1993 and are currently being interrogated at the Anti-Terror Branch of Istanbul Police Headquarters. Nedim Koroglu was reportedly detained on 12 January 1993 but the authorities deny his detention; it is feared that he may be "disappeared". AI fears that the others named above are being interrogated under torture.

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