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Turkey: "Birds or earthworms": the Guclukonak Massacre, its alleged cover-up, and the prosecution of independent investigators

, Index number: EUR 44/024/1998

This document gives details of the case of 11 Kurdish men supposedly killed by the PKK. However this official account has been disputed and it has been alleged that they were killed by local security forces. Three members of the 'Together for peace' movement who conducted a fact-finding mission to the site of the massacre have since been imprisoned on charges of "insulting the security forces"

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