This site is a database work created to be a memory of Tenkil victim’s deaths of under detention, in exile, of diseases, work accidents, imprisoned, suicide, and other deaths in the Aegean Sea and Maritza River; and also the abductions and other human rights violations. According to our database records, the number of people who died during the Tenkil process has exceeded 800.

Eyup Cabar, 55

Date of Detention Unknown
Death Date 17/05/2019
Cause of Death Heart attack
Place of Death Izmir

Eyup Cabar was a Religious Teacher.He was purged from his profession with a Decree-Law. He could not cope with the trauma and lawlessness he experienced, and unfortunately, he passed away due to a heart attack. Cabar was 55 years old, married and had four children.


Fatime Kasap

Date of Detention Unknown
Death Date 04/01/2019
Cause of Death Age - related diseases
Place of Death Izmir

While Fatime Kasap’s two sons were imprisoned, her cancer patient husband was in intensive care. The old woman passed away with longing for her children. Sebahattin Kasap, former national wrestler, and Ali Kasap, orthopaedist, who were imprisoned by the regime, were not allowed to attend their mothers’ funerals.


Halime Gulsu, 34

English Language Teacher
Date of Detention 20.02.2018 Mersin
Death Date 28/04/2018
Cause of Death Torture
Place of Death Tarsus Prison

Halime Gulsu suffered from Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) For 15 years. When she needed to be treated, she was mistreated and tortured. Despite her life-threatening illness, her medication was not given. As a result, she fell into a coma and died.


Ali Ayverdi

Cargo Director
Date of Detention Unknown
Death Date 24/07/2019
Cause of Death Imprisoned death, brain tumor
Place of Death Eskisehir Prison

Ali Ayverdi, who was not transferred to the hospital for months in Eskisehir Prison, was not released even though he couldn´t keep on his life on his own and passed away after a surgery for brain tumor.


Ali Orhan

Date of Detention Unknown
Death Date 05/05/2021
Cause of Death Neglect / Covid
Place of Death Afyon

Ali Orhan, who was transported to the prison from the prison, was placed next to Covid patients in the quarantine ward at Bolvadin Prison, where he was last sent.  Orhan died here from the coronavirus. 


Ihsan Kiziltepe

Date of Detention Unknown
Death Date 16/04/2018
Cause of Death Traffic accident
Place of Death Samsun

Ihsan Kiziltepe died in a traffic accident. He was the younger son of Ridvan Kiziltepe, Deputy General Manager of Samanyolu Television. The television was shut down and its asset was confiscated by the regime with a Degree-Law.


Ali Unlu

Chief Constable
Date of Detention Unknown
Death Date 05/02/2018
Cause of Death Heart attack in exile
Place of Death Stuttgart

Ali Unlu, the police chief dismissed from the profession by a Decree-Law, passed away in Germany.


Ogun Ikbal, 25

Date of Detention Unknown
Death Date 13/04/2017
Cause of Death Suicide(Allegedly),depression
Place of Death Military Academy

Cadet Ogun Ikbal was one of thousands of victims of injustice after 15 July. He entered the Military Academy as a cadet. One day before his graduation, he was asked to leave the battalion on the accusation that he was a terrorist. Ikbal ended his life on April 13, 2017, by dropping himself from the 5th floor of the Dumlupınar Battalion ward.


Ali Derebasi, 42

Date of Detention Unknown
Death Date 19/09/2016
Cause of Death Suicide - allegedly
Place of Death Kayseri

Ali Derebasi, who was the principal of the Kocasinan Barbaros Kindergarten in Kayseri, was dismissed from his job on the grounds that his wife was a teacher in a Hizmet affiliated school. Later, he allegedly ended his life with the rope he tied to the ceiling at the school where he worked.


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