Further information on UA 409/90 (EUR 44/145/90, 10 October) - Turkey: fear of torture: Hikmet Akin, Mahmut Karaman, Ibrahim Cihandemir, Sual Ozgul and three others.
EXTERNAL (for general distribution) AI Index: EUR 44/157/90
30 October 1990
Further information on UA 409/90 (EUR 44/145/90, 10 October) - Fear of Torture
TURKEY: Hikmet AKIN )
Mahmut KARAMAN ) students at
Ibrahim CIHANDEMIR ) Diyarbakir University
Sual OZGUL )
+ three others
Amnesty International has learned that all of the above were released without
charge during the week of 15 October. They had been arrested on 9 October,
believed to be in connection with students' protests when the university
reopened at the beginning of the new academic year. Amnesty International
has received no reports that they were tortured or ill-treated in detention.
No further action is required by Urgent Action participants. Thanks
to all who sent appeals on their behalf.