Sanar Yurdatapan, a leading composer and performer of contemporary music, had been the subject of an Urgent Action when he was arrested and held incommunicado for a time in Metris Prison in Istanbul.
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Turkey: Ensure the Safety of Sedat Aydın, Mehmet Naci Yılmaz, Ömer Kılınç and Murat Abir (UA 187/15)
Four men accused of involvement in the killing of two police officers on 21 July, have reported being beaten repeatedly while in police and prison custody, most recently on 19 August, and denied access to medical treatment for their injuries. They are being held in pre-trial detention in Adana, southern Turkey, and remain at risk of further ill-treatment.
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