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Further information on EXTRA 18/93 (EUR 44/14/93, 24 February) - Turkey: fear of torture: Abdullah Avsar

, Index number: EUR 44/018/1993

Abdullah Avsar has been transferred to Diyarbakir Gendarmerie Headquarters, where he is being held incommunicado. His health is said to be poor as a result of torture. Under emergency regulations, he may be held in Diyarbakir for up to 30 days before appearing before a judge.

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