In Turkey accused of an attempted coup by the military complain of torture in prisons

В Турции задержанные за попытку переворота военные жалуются на пытки в тюрьмах

A screenshot of the video with phone Advokat Selena Bauna

In Turkey recently there is increasing reports of torture and violence against detainees of the military after the failed coup in the night from 15 to 16 July 2016. This was told in a BBC interview the lawyer Selcen Baiyun. However, the facts of torture cannot be made public due to the tight control of the military from the police.

“That’s my client. Him and the other beat, beat my head against the wall, he had burns on his feet due to the fact that he was forced to kneel on the hot asphalt. I saw the police choked another of my client during questioning,” the lawyer said, showing a video of his client after being tortured.

Her clients have broken ribs, cuts on his hands from the handcuffs, fractures of the skull. The video was published shortly after a coup attempt. It recorded the alleged participants in the coup with broken noses and severe injuries to the head and ears. In another video posted on the Internet and apparently shot a policeman, the soldiers kick and beat.

В Турции задержанные за попытку переворота военные жалуются на пытки в тюрьмах

A screenshot of the video from the phone of a lawyer Selcen Baiyun

“The relationship between lawyers and clients are tightly controlled. Police and security guards are present at each of our meetings, interfering in the conversation and read all the letters. Our clients are afraid to talk about what they had to endure,” she adds.

В Турции задержанные за попытку переворота военные жалуются на пытки в тюрьмах

A screenshot of the video with phone Advokat Selena Bauna

Ex-servicemen accuse that they gave orders aerial bombardments of the Turkish Parliament, and also ordered the soldiers to fire on demonstrators in Istanbul and Ankara.

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During the coup attempt killed 265 people. It was followed by purges in the state apparatus and the army of about 40 thousand people were arrested, 125 thousand were dismissed or suspended from work. They were accused of having links with the Islamic movement of Fethullah Gulen, which, according to Turkish authorities, was the organizer of the coup.

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