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Turkey: Risk of torture and ill-treatment of Sehmuz Teme

, Index number: EUR 44/051/2000

Sehmuz Temel was arrested by plainclothes police in 1994. He has reportedly been severly tortured several times.The torture included hanging by the arms, and he has apparently been unable to move his arms since. He was imprisoned until 1998, convicted of aiding and abetting the armed opposition group, the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK).

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