Victims of forced disappearance in Turkey


Date posted: August 31, 2017

On this ‘International day of the victims of enforced disappearances’ (August 30), let’s raise our voices for the missing people of Turkey. In the aftermath of the coup attempt last year, at least thirteen people have been abducted allegedly by elements linked to the Turkish government as part of an intimidation campaign targeting critics and opponents of Turkey’s president.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source: Black & White , August 31, 2017


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