Twenty-One Deaths in Detention in 1993

Twenty-one people died in suspicious circumstances while in police custody in 1993. These deaths took place in police or gendarmarie stations throughout Turkey during the interrogation phase of investigations. They follow on the deaths of at least 17 people who died while under interrogation in police custody in 1992. This makes a horrifying total of 38 deaths in detention under the coalition governments of former Prime Minister (now President) Demirel and current Prime Minister Ciller.

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