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Turkey: Torture and Ill-treatment/Medical concern

, Index number: EUR 44/050/2002

Five men, including three students, were arrested on 25 and 26 October at their homes in Diyarbakir, southeastern Turkey. They are being held without charge in police detention in Diyarbakir, where they are reportedly being tortured and ill-treated. Two of the detainees are being denied access to medicines which they require. Their period of detention has been extended until 1 November, and may be extended further.

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