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Turkey: Further information on fear of "disappearance" / fear of torture

, Index number: EUR 44/153/1995

Mazhar Kara, 32, Treasurer of Human Rights Association in Diyarbakir, Selahattin Aslan (name previously unknown): the above were released on 13 December 1995. According to a newspaper report they were severely tortured during 12 days in police custody.

EXTERNAL AI Index: EUR 44/153/95
19 December 1995
Further information on EXTRA 153/95 (EUR 44/147/95, 4 December 1995) - Fear
of "disappearance" / Fear of torture
TURKEYMazhar Kara, 32, treasurer of Human Rights Association branch in
Diyarbak_r
Selahattin Aslan (name previously unknown)
Mazhar Kara and Selahattin Aslan were released by Diyarbak_r State Security
Court on 13 December 1995. According to one newspaper report, they were
severely tortured during 12 days in police custody. No details are available
so far.
No further action by the Urgent Action Network is required at this stage.
Thanks to all those who sent appeals.

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