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Friday, March 22, 2019

Torture and Persecution at Police station in Turkey

A Christian tortured and Persecuted at Police station in Turkey
28 year old Halil Kara has beaten and tortured by police officers in January for being a Christian. On 5th of January, Mr Kara’s hands were cuffed from behind and beaten by the police at the police checkpoint at the courthouse.

Halil Kara said that he was tortured for being a Christian and filed a complaint against the police officers, however Halil Kara prosecuted for damaging state property, resisting and threatening the authorized officer. Mr. Kara is at the risk of being imprisoned from 5,5 to 12 years.

Halil Kara wanted to charge the police officers for being tortured and persecuted, Court decided that there will be no prosecution in regards to police officers for there has not been a use of excessive force.



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