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A blank check : Turkey's post-coup suspension of safeguards against torture.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • [New York, N.Y.] : Human Rights Watch, [2016].
  • ©2016
Description:
47 pages ; 27 cm
Summary note:
"The report, 'A Blank Check: Turkey's Post-Coup Suspension of Safeguards Against Torture,' documents how the weakening of safeguards through decrees adopted under the state of emergency has negatively affected police detention conditions and the rights of detainees. It details 13 cases of alleged abuse, including stress positions, sleep deprivation, severe beatings, sexual abuse, and rape threats, since the coup attempt"--Publisher's description.
Notes:
"October 2016"--Table of contents page.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents:
Summary -- Recommendations: To the Government of Turkey -- To the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture -- To the United Nations -- To Turkey's International Partners -- Methodology -- I. Background: Coup Attempt and Aftermath -- Legal Framework -- Torture in Turkey -- II. Suspension of Safeguards Against Torture and Ill-treatment: Prolonged Detention without Legal Review -- Incommunicado Detention and Denial of Right to Choose Lawyer -- Interference with Confidential Access to Counsel -- Inadequate Medical Examination -- No Access to Medical Examination Reports -- No Monitoring of Places of Detention -- III. Climate of Fear -- IV. Allegations of Ill-treatment and Torture: Incident 1 -- Incident 2 -- Incident 3 -- Incident 4 -- Incident 5 -- Incident 6 -- Incidents 7 and 8 -- Incident 9 -- Incident 10 -- Incident 11 -- Incident 12 -- Incident 13 -- V. A Climate of Impunity for Torture and Ill-treatment -- VI. Response of International and Domestic Organizations.
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Other title(s):
Turkey's post-coup suspension of safeguards against torture
ISBN:
  • 9781623134167
  • 1623134161
OCLC:
962853680
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