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Turkey: Lawyers severely ill-treated outside Buca prison in Izmir

, Index number: EUR 44/031/1996

In September 1995 11 lawyers were ill-treated and detained by police outside Buca Prison in Izmir where they had gone to visit clients. The lawyers are now on trial for breach of the Law on Assembly and Demonstrations. AI is appealing for the complaint of ill-treatment to be fully and impartially investigated and for those responsible for their ill-treatment to be brought to justice.

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