The disappearances under police custody as a terrifying violation of right to life, which are being frequently discussed over the last years, increase in number.   This method which was previously developed in Hitler’s Germany to crush the anti-fascist resistance was later on systematized in Latin American dictator countries. It was applied in Guatemala in 1955 […]

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In Turkey, systematic and wide-spread torture and ill-treatment of political and criminal prisoners in police stations during long incommunicado detentions continue. Political suspects may be detained for 30 days in the provinces under emergency rule, for 15 days in other provinces. According to the Turkish Constitution when anyone is detained at any time his/her family […]

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