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Urgent Action Update: Ensure Safety Of Three Extradited Men (Turkey: UA 102.17)

May 17, 2017

Three Turkish men who had been arbitrarily arrested and detained in Malaysia between 2 and 4 May under anti-terrorism legislation were extradited to Turkey on 11 May. They are currently detained in Turkey and are at risk of further human rights violations, including torture and other ill-treatment.

Three Turkish men who had been arbitrarily arrested and detained in Malaysia between 2 and 4 May under anti-terrorism legislation were extradited to Turkey on 11 May. They are currently detained in Turkey and are at risk of further human rights violations, including torture and other ill-treatment. 1) TAKE ACTION Write a letter, send an email, call, fax or tweet:
  • Urging the Turkish authorities to ensure that the three men are protected from torture and other ill-treatment;
  • Urging them to release them, unless there is evidence of internationally recognisable criminal acts and that any proceedings brought against them comply with international fair trial standards.
Contact these two officials by 26 June, 2017: Minister of the Interior Mr Süleyman Soylu İçişleri Bakanlığı Bakanlıklar Ankara, Turkey Fax: +90 312 418 1795 Salutation: Dear Minister Ambassador Serdar Kiliç, Embassy of the Republic of Turkey 2525 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington DC 20008 Phone: 1 202 612 6700 or 1 202 612 6701 Fax: 1 202 612 6744 Email: [email protected] Twitter: @TurkishEmbassy Salutation: Dear Ambassador 2) LET US KNOW YOU TOOK ACTION Click here to let us know if you took action on this case! This is Urgent Action 102.17 Here’s why it is so important to report your actions: we record the actions taken on each case—letters, emails, calls and tweets—and use that information in our advocacy. ADDITIONAL RESOURCES LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS CASE: Read and download the full Urgent Action below GET INSPIRED: Read about the people you have helped READ TIPS for writing effective letters and emails CONTACT US: [email protected]