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Turkey: further information on: torture / fear of torture

, Index number: EUR 44/065/1996

Mahmut Yilmaz, Ahmet Askin Dogan, Bulent Karakas, Elif Kahyaoglu (f), Deniz Kartal (f), Nurdan Baysahan (f), Ozgur Tufekci, all students: The 24 students detained on 17 and 19 April in Ankara were taken to court on 1 May. The seven named above were charged and committed to prison to await trial, the others were released.

EXTERNAL AI Index: EUR 44/65/96
7 May 1996
Further information on EXTRA 59/96 (EUR 44/61/96, 26 April 1996) - Torture
/ Fear of Torture
TURKEYMahmut Y_lmaz
Ahmet A_k_n Do_an
Bülent Karaka_
Elif Kahyao_lu (f) all students in Ankara
Deniz Kartal (f)
Nurdan Bay_ahan (f)
Özgür Tüfekci
The 24 students detained on 17 and 19 April 1996 in Ankara were taken to court
on 1 May. All but the seven named above were released; the seven were charged
and committed to prison to await trial. Details about their treatment in police
custody and the charges are not yet available.
No further action is required at this stage. We thank all of you who sent appeals
on the students' behalf.

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