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Turkey: Further information on fear of "disappearance" / fear of torture

, Index number: EUR 44/054/1996

Ali Hidir Polat, musician/poet, aged 38, Ibrahim Cicek, chief editor of Atilim magazine, Fusun Erdogan, wife of Ibrahim Cicek, Haci Orman, correspondent, Aslihan Yucesan (f), owner of Atilim, Riza Ozden, Sabahat Karahan (f), Zeynel Yesil, Dogan Sahin - staff working at Atilim office, Raziye Katirici (f), health worker: The above-named detainees, plus four others, were taken to Istanbul State Security Court on 29 March 1996. The four first ones and the four others were formally arrested on charges of membership of an illegal organization. The rest were released pending trial on similar charges.

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