Thousands of people; who were detained immediately after July 15, 2016, and who were subjected to torture and inhuman treatment, were systematically targeted by a gang entrenched in the police, MIT, and state institutions. Some names, including teachers, cadets, soldiers, and civil servants, lost their lives during the detention process as a result of beating, torture, and pressure.
Davut Turkel, who was a member of the Mediterranean Employees Association, died in custody. According to the police’s claim, while being taken to testify, he fell and died by hitting his head on the stairs. Turkel, who was detained and arrested during the operation against the workers, passed away after 10 days in a coma. There was no effective investigation into his death.More
She had a miscarriage just before the birth time because of her sadness from losing her job with a law decree. Her sadness turned to cancer after a while. Despite her disease was deteriorating rapidly in a way she could not even walk, she was detained and took to Ankara which was kilometers away. She was released since she was predicted to die soon. Teacher Hamide passed away only 2 weeks after she lost her baby.More
Ahmet Selim, who was a 72-year-old author, was tried to detain on his hospital bed. Selim’s heart could not endure, and he passed away not having been able to take to be named as terrorist.More
Gokhan Acikkollu was detained and tortured systematically for 13 days; he went into a coma twice; he was not given sugar pills that his family provided to the Police Department; he could not stand the severe torture and abuse and died of a heart attack.More
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