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Failed Turkish coup attempt sympathizers suffer torture & rape – Amnesty

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Turkish prisoners handcuffed and herded

Turkish prisoners handcuffed and herded after coup. Image: Youtube.

Amnesty International has gathered “credible evidence” that people arrested in relation to the past week’s failed coup attempt have been often arbitrary detained, deprived of contacts with family and lawyers as well as go through “severe” tortures.

The detainees arrested over alleged links to the foiled coup attempt are being arbitrarily held, sometimes in informal detention places such as sports centers and stables. They are also not properly informed about the charges against them, Amnesty International said in a statement, published on its official website.

Some detainees, including at least three judges, were held in the corridors of courthouses.

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