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EXTRA 72/94 - Turkey: "disappearance": Koroglu Karaaslan

, Index number: EUR 44/148/1994

Koroglu Karaaslan, a Kurd who writes for the Kurdish political magazine Hevdem, was reportedly detained on 2 December 1994 by police officers accompanied by an informer. his lawyers have tried to establish his whereabouts but police in Istanbul have denied holding him. AI is extremely concerned for his safety. The organization believes that he is being held in unacknowledged detention in the Anti-Terror Branch of Istanbul police headquarters. Koroglu Karaasaln was previously imprisoned from 1980-1987.

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