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Widespread protests against a decrease in living standards, a rise in unemployment and the dismissal of workers and civil servants from many municipalities following ...
Report EUR 44/055/1996
Lawyer Huseyin Umit was detained on 29 March 1996. AI fears that he may be interrogated under torture and is concerned that he may be a prisoner of conscience.
Urgent Action EUR 44/049/1996
Mahmut Senturk, Devrim Senturk, Huseyin Yucedag, aged 35: the detention of the above has been acknowledged by the authorities and they have now been formally arrested ...
Urgent Action EUR 44/046/1996
Mehemt Kambur, headman of Guvenkaya village, Huseyin Polat, Mustafa Doganer, Guzel Polat, Ibrahim Erdogan, Hasan Erdogan, Riza Ates, Bayram Gungoz plus an unknown ...
Urgent Action EUR 44/045/1996
The above has been released.
Urgent Action EUR 44/047/1996
Ayse Aslan (f), Muhabet Aslan (f), aged 12: the detention of the above has been acknowledged and they have been formally arrested.
Urgent Action EUR 44/048/1996
Esref Yasa, Kurd, aged 33; new names: M.Siddik Yasa, Hikmet Yasa, Seymus Yasa, Faik Yasa, and another: on 24 March M.Siddik Yasa, Hikmet Yasa, Seymus Yasa and the ...
Urgent Action EUR 44/044/1996
Hakan Guler, aged 24, sports teacher, Kadri Tursan, teacher, Koksal Gumus, Deputy Director, Lice National Education Branch: AI welcomes the news that Kadri Tursun ...
Urgent Action EUR 44/041/1996
Naif Aydemir, a Kurd, aged 23: the detention of the above has been confirmed. After his arrest on 26 February 1996 he was committed to Diyarbakir E Type Prison.
Urgent Action EUR 44/042/1996
Ali Hidir Polat, musician/poet, aged 38, Ibrahim Ciciek, chief editor of Atilim magazine, Fusun Erdogdu, wife of Ibrahim Cicek, Aslihan Yucesan, owner of Atilim ...
Urgent Action EUR 44/040/1996