Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Van MP Bedia Özgökçe has applied to the Parliamentary Human Rights Commission on the claims of torture and ill-treatment in Altınsu village in Şemdinli district in province of Hakkari.
Özgökçe demanded that the commission inspect the claims at the scene.
The people who were battered in custody filed a criminal complaint to the prosecutor’s office.
Governorship blamed those who made report of the incident
After the images of people, who were detained in Şapatan village two days ago and released the following day, were covered by the media, Hakkari Governorship issuing a statement claimed that making reports of the images is a “terror propaganda”.
“Doctor blamed the people, refused to give medical report”
Özgökçe gave the following information in his parliamentary inquiry:
“It was alleged that the villagers gathered at the village square by law enforcers were beaten and that the doctor treating the villagers, who were taken into the hospital prior to the detention, refusing to give medical report said ‘these are all your fault’”.
Related bianet News
ECtHR Orders Fine for Torture After 17 Years 13 June 2017Application of Remziya Daşlık to the ECtHR, who was tortured 17 years ago ...
Most Read Today
World’s 10th Most Dangerous City for Women: İstanbul 18 October 2017
Activist, Businessperson Osman Kavala Detained 19 October 2017
ECtHR Finds Turkey Guilty of Violation of Right to Protest 19 October 2017
Call for Trial of 6 Journalists: #ReportingCannotbeCriminalized 18 October 2017