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Further information on UA 223/94 (EUR 44/46/94, 10 June) - Turkey: "disappearance" / fear for safety: Servet Ipek, Ikram Ipek, Seyithan Yolur, Hikmet Aybay, Demet Aybay, Mustafa Saygi

, Index number: EUR 44/076/1994

According to their relatives there is still no news regarding the above named persons. They have been "disappeared" for between 8 and 10 weeks and there is grave concern for their safety.

EXTERNAL (for general distribution) AI Index: EUR 44/76/94
Distr: UA/SC
4 August 1994
Further information on UA 223/94 (EUR 44/46/94, 10 June 1994) - "Disappearance"
/ Fear for safety
TURKEY:(1) Servet _pek )
_kram _pek ) from Türeli village near Lice
Seyithan Yolur )
(2) Hikmet Aybay, aged 50
Demet Aybay, his daughter aged 18, both from Adana
(3) Mustafa Sayg_
Amnesty International has learned from relatives that there is still no news
regarding the above named persons. They remain "disappeared" after periods
of between 10 weeks and two months. Amnesty International is extremely
concerned for their safety.
FURTHER RECOMMENDED ACTION: Please send telegrams/faxes/express and airmail
- urging that immediate steps be taken to establish the whereabouts of the
above named persons who "disappeared" following their detention in May and
June 1994 by gendarmerie and plainclothes police;
- asking to be informed of the results of the investigations in each case.
APPEALS for cases 1) and 3) to:
Chief of Staff of the Gendarmerie:
Orgeneral Ayd_n _lter
Jandarma Kuvvetleri Komutanl___
Ankara, Turkey
Telegrams: Jandarma Genel Komutani, Ankara, Turkey
Faxes: +90 312 418 0476
Salutation: Dear General
APPEALS for case 2) to:
Chief of Adana Police:
Mr Ramazan Er
Adana Emniyet Müdürlü_ü
Adana, Turkey
Telegrams: Emniyet Mudurlugu, Adana, Turkey
Salutation: Dear Sir
APPEALS for all three cases to:
Minister of the Interior:
Mr Nahit Mente_e
Içi_leri Bakanl___
06644 Ankara, Turkey
Telegrams: Icisleri Bakanligi, Ankara, Turkey
Faxes: +90 312 418 1795
Salutation: Dear Minister
diplomatic representatives of TURKEY accredited to your country.
PLEASE SEND APPEALS IMMEDIATELY. Check with the International Secretariat,
or your section office, if sending appeals after 15 September 1994.

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