EXTERNAL (for general distribution) AI Index: EUR 44/78/94
9 August 1994
Further information on UA 226/94 (EUR 44\47\94, 10 June 1994) - "Disappearance"
\ Fear for safety
TURKEYMustafa Bulut )
Ekrem Bulut )
Ramazan Bulut ) members of an extended family
Fahri Bulut )
Ali Bulut )
There has been no further news of the above named members of the Bulut family.
Relatives have continued to apply to the relevant authorities for information,
but so far no one has admitted to having the five in custody or offered any
information as to their whereabouts.
They have now been missing since 13 May 1994, and Amnesty International is
extremely concerned for their safety.
FURTHER RECOMMENDED ACTION: Please send telegrams/faxes/express and airmail
- expressing grave concern for the fate of the five members of the Bulut family
from Esenli village, who "disappeared" following their detention on 13 May
1994 by gendarmes from Lice Gendarmerie Headquarters;
- urging that immediate steps are taken to establish their whereabouts;
- asking to be informed of the results of the investigation.
Chief of Staff of the Gendarmerie:
Orgeneral Ayd_n _lter
Jandarma Kuvvetleri Komutanl___
Telegrams: Jandarma Genel Komutani, Ankara, Turkey
Faxes: +90 312 418 0476
Salutation: Dear General
2) Lice Public Prosecutor:
Telegrams: Cumhuriyet Savcisi, Lice, Turkey
Salutation: Dear Sir
3) Minister of the Interior:
Mr Nahit Mente_e
06644 Ankara, Turkey
Telegrams: Icisleri Bakanligi, Ankara, Turkey
Faxes: +90 312 418 1795
Salutation: Dear Minister
COPIES TO: Diplomatic representatives of Turkey accredited to your country.