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Turkey: Risk of torture and ill-treatment

, Index number: EUR 44/059/2000

Amnesty International is concerned that five members of the Ak family Haci Muhittin Ak (m), aged 65,Ayse Ak (f), aged 55, Abdülhamit Ak (m), aged 25 Gülizar Ak and Dilber Ak (f), aged 16 , who have been arrested in southeastern Turkey. It is not known where they are detained at present, or on what charges they are held. However, at least two family members have been tortured while in detention previously, and it is feared that they are at serious risk of being tortured once more.

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