Turkey: Little progress in investigating Van torture allegations

Index Number: EUR 44/3405/2020

Amnesty International has written a second time to the Turkish authorities regarding credible allegations of torture or other ill-treatment inflicted on two villagers in Van in September. The letters to the ministers of Interior and Justice were sent following the publication on 2 November of an investigative report by the independent member of Parliament and former journalist Ahmet Şık, who travelled to Van and Mersin to interview witnesses and the survivor of the alleged torture, Osman Şiban.

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