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Turkey: Young woman paralysed after torture

, Index number: EUR 44/015/1996

Gulbahar Gunduz, a 33-year old textile factory worker, was detained in March 1995 in Tunceli. She was interrogated and tortured so severely that she became paralysed from the waist down. She was released in December 1995 and filed a complaint of torture in Tunceli. No decision has yet been taken about prosecution of the police.

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