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Turkey: Further information on torture/ill-treatment

, Index number: EUR 44/056/2000

A delegation of Kurdish women (members of the Peace Mothers Initiative) from eastern Turkey have reportedly been tortured and ill-treated, after they travelled to the Kurdish regio in North Iraq to mediate in the civil conflict. They were interrogated, sexually abused by gendarmerie, as well as torture and ill-treatement . They are still in custody.

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