Wednesday, 26 June 2013

New Custodies and Police Torture in Custody

Today another 6 protesters were taken into custody in Eskişehir, whereby two of them were released after interrogation.
According to the Human Rights Foundation of Turkey altogether 3366 people have been taken into custody, 78 of which have been arrested until now.
Two members of the Socialist Party of the Oppressed (ESP) have been tortured in custody. İmdat Ateş, the advocate of Süleyman Göksel Yerdut and Mehmet Polat, stated that Yerdut's arm was broken due to police violence while his fingerprints were being taken. Also Mehmet Polat was subjected to violence in order to give his fingerprints and his finger was dislocated.

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