EXTRA 69/94 - Turkey: fear of torture: Ilker Alcan, Bulent Bagci, Ufuk Dogbay, Savas Karakurum, Tarik Tolunay, Selda Ozcan, Hatice Akdogan, Murat Kuyumcu (all from Mucadele magazine); Mehmet Akdemir, Kudret Sarigul, Veli Canik (from Yoksul Halkin Gucu mag
On 24 November 1994 at 11am, officers from the Anti-Terror Branch of Istanbul Police Headquarters raided the offices of the four magazines referred to above. The police reportedly wrecked the premises, confiscated documents and detained some 30 people, including those named above. It is feared that the detainees are being interrogated under torture in incommunicado detention, presumably at Istanbul Police Headquarters.
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