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Further information on EXTRA 57/93 (EUR 44/51/93, 15 June) - Turkey: "disappearance" / fear of torture: Masallah Subasi, Burhan Subasi

, Index number: EUR 44/055/1993

Burhan Subasi was released on 21 June 1993, while his brother, Masallah Subasi, was committed to prison, charged with supporting the illegal Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK). It is understood that while in incommunicado, unacknowledged detention, the brothers were subjected to torture. Injuries to the soles of Masallah Subasi's feet from falaka were still visible after police custody

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