EXTRA 108/93 - Turkey: fear of torture / unacknowledged detention: Yusuf Yilmaz, Ahmet Icli, Feride Karadis, Leyla Akbaba, Ibrahim Ozen
Yusuf Yilmaz and Ahmet Icli, reporters for the magazine Devrimci Cozum, and their friends Feride Karadis and Leyla Akbaba were detained in Istanbul on 26 December. Ibrahim Ozen, the owner of the magazine, was arrested on 29 December. Their lawyer has not been permitted access to any of the detainees. The police have denied holding two of the above-named, Yusuf Yilmaz and Ahmet Icli. AI fears for their safety in incommunicado detention.