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Turkey: Fear for safety / human rights activists detained

, Index number: EUR 44/065/1999

Human rights activists Leman Yurtsever, Musa Kiliç, Sen Süer Kaya, Kivanç Sert, Nimet Tanrikulu, Zaide Honca, Ümit Efe, Zehra (Gül) Yilmaz and approximately 100 others, who were deatined on 28 September 1999, have been released. They are expected to face charges of assembling in a public place without permission. They were reportedly ill-treated while in custody. Another activist, Saban Dayanan, was deatined and beaten by polce on 29 September.Hhe has since been released.

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