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Further information on EXTRA 101/93 (EUR 44/110/93, 19 November and follow-ups EUR 44/112/93, 24 November and EUR 44/119/93, 9 December) - Turkey: fear of torture / legal concern: Husniye Olmez, Meral Danis Bestas, Mesut Bestas, Sabahattin Acar (note corr

, N° d'index: EUR 44/121/1993

Husniye Olmez, Sabahattin Acar and Tahir Elci were formally arrested and committed to Diyarbakir Prison on 11 December 1993. Imam and Arzu Sahin remained in incommunicado detention; the other 11 laywers were released. Meral Danis Bestas gave a statement describing her torture in police detention, which is reproduced here.

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