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Turkey: Further information of risk of torture and ill-treatment of Sehmuz Temel

, Index number: EUR 44/052/2000

Sehmuz Temel was released on 15 October. It is believed to be thanks to appeals from the Urgent Action network that he was not tortured.

PUBLIC AI Index: EUR 44/52/00
25 October 2000
Further information on EXTRA 77/00 (EUR 44/51/00, 13 October 2000) - Risk of
torture and ill-treatment
TURKEY_ehmuz Temel (46)
_ehmuz Temel was released on 15 October. It is believed to be thanks to appeals
from the Urgent Action network that he was not tortured.
He was arrested by plainclothes police on 12 October. He had previously been
severely tortured in police custody.
Eight others arrested with _ehmuz Temel were released at the same time, and
they too have not been tortured.
No further action required. Many thanks to everybody who sent appeals!

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