Turkey on Headlines again: HRW report (Emergency Decrees Facilitate Torture)- An American Company Helping Turkey Spy On Its Citizens

In Uncategorized on October 26, 2016 at 00:28 – Oct 24, 9:01 PM

Turkey’s Post-Coup Suspension of Safeguards Against Torture (Istanbul) – Turkish police have tortured and otherwise ill-treated individuals in their custody after emergency decrees removed crucial safeguards in the wake of a failed coup


Forbes – Thomas Fox-Brewster – Oct 25
Referring to cases of police torture and ill-treatment in custody, Human Rights Watch in its report has pointed out that the Statutory Decrees issued in the State of Emergency set ground for rights violations.
The Turkish government has denied allegations on torture and ill-treatment, calling for evidence of such allegations, while New York-based Human Rights Watch demanded the government rescind some of its post-coup decrees

Vía Erkan’s Field Diary


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