Turkey: Further information on fear of torture: Ismet Celikaslan (f)
Ismet Celikaslan, Mersin Provincial Board member of HADEP, was formally arrested on 2 October, charged with support of an illegal organization, and committed to prison. She is currently in Konya prison awaiting trial. She was seen by one of her lawyers in hospital following interrogation and was unable to walk unaided. She said that she had been tortured by electric shocks, beaten and hosed with pressurized cold water. No medical report has been issued on her condition.