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Further information on EXTRA 98/92 (EUR 44/119/92, 10 November and follow- ups EUR 44/120/92, 10 November and EUR 44/123/92, 13 November) - Turkey: fear of torture: Ahmet Erkan, Zeki Gurbuz, Mustafa Pekoz, Ufuk Tan, Hasan Polat (students); Celal Meral, Yi

, Índice: EUR 44/125/1992

AI has learnt that Celal Meral, Ziya Ulusoy and Mehmet Ustundag, previously thought "disappeared", were carrying false identity cards when they were arrested and were consequently registered under false names. All of the above detainees have reportedly been registered and may be held incommunicado for 15 days starting on 8 November 1992.

EXTERNAL (for general distribution) AI Index: EUR 44/125/92
Distr: UA/SC
17 November 1992
Further information on EXTRA 98/92 (EUR 44/119/92, 10 November 1992) - and
follow-ups EUR 44/120/92 of 10 November 1992 and EUR 44/123/92 of 13 November
1992 - Fear of Torture
TURKEY:Five students
Ahmet Erkan
Zeki Gürbüz
Mustafa Peköz
Ufuk Tan
Hasan Polat
From Çaml_ca district:
Celal Meral
Y_ld_z Meral (female), wife of Celal
Ziya Ulusoy
Duriye Sezgin (female)
Mehmet Üstünda_
Meryem Temur (female)
From Bahçelievler district:
Ali Bolat
Hüseyin K_l_ç
Tülay Mercan (female)
Gülay Mercan (female) sister of Tülay
_mam Hüseyin Demir
_brahim I__k [note full name: _brahim Timur I__k]
Nac_ Uzun, reporter for Eme_in Bayra__ (Flag of Labour)
Hülya Uzun (female), wife of Nac_ Üzun
Kalender Maden, aged 35
plus six others whose names are not known to Amnesty
International
Amnesty International has now learned that the three "disappeared" detainees,
Cela Meral, Ziya Ulusoy and Mehmet Üstünda_, were carrying false identity cards
when they were detained. Consequently, they were registered under false names.
Ziya Ulusoy was registered as Mustafa Erdo_an and Mehmet Üstünda_ as Mustafa
Akpolat.
Amnesty International does not know what false name was used by Celal Meral,
but it can be assumed that his true identity is known to the police by now.
The organization has also been told that all the above detainees have now been
registered and may be held for 15 days starting from 8 November 1992.
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FURTHER RECOMMENDED ACTION: Please send telegrams/telexes/faxes/express and
airmail letters in English or your own language:
- expressing concern that Celal Meral and the other 25 people detained between
4 and 6 November are being held in incommunicado detention at the Anti-Terror
Branch of Istanbul Police Headquarters;
- urging that their families and lawyers are granted access to them;
- seeking assurances that they are not subjected to any form of ill-
treatment or torture while in custody;
- requesting to be informed of any charges brought against them.
APPEALS TO
1) Minister of the Interior:
Mr _smet Sezgin
_çi_leri Bakanl___
06644 Ankara, Turkey
Telegrams: Interior Minister, Ankara, Turkey
Telexes: 46369 ICSL TR
Faxes: + 90 4 418 1795
Salutation: Dear Minister
2) Istanbul Chief of Police:
Mr Necdet Menzir
Istanbul Emniyet Müdürü
_stanbul, Turkey
Telegrams: Emniyet Muduru, Istanbul, Turkey
Telexes: 30811 IEHM TR, 30812 EMMH TR, 26177 IEMT TR
Salutation: Dear Sir
COPIES TO:
President of the Parliamentary Human Rights Commission
_nsan Haklar_ Ara_t_rma Komisyonu Ba_kan_
TBMM
Ankara, Turkey
and to diplomatic representatives of Turkey accredited to your country.
PLEASE SEND APPEALS IMMEDIATELY. Check with the International Secretariat,
or your section office, if sending appeals after 22 November 1992.

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