Gokhan Acikkollu

Gokhan Acikkollu

High School Teacher

Gokhan was detained on July 23, 2016 as part of Turkey’s post-coup crackdown. Although he was suffering from sever diabetes, he was denied access to his medics for six days. After 13 days in custody, Gokhan was found dead in his prison cell on August 5. His friends and relatives claim that he was tortured to death. The government refused to return Gokhan’s dead body to his family for days.

Mustafa Torer

Mustafa Torer

Businessman

Mustafa was among 45 thousand people in Turkey’s massive post crackdown following the coup attempt. He was taken into Iskenderun jailhouse. Under sever stress and trauma, Mustafa, who had already been suffering of diabetes, died over a heart attack.

Teacher detained while visiting imprisoned husband

N.A., a Turkish literature teacher who was left unemployed after her school was shuttered as part of the post-coup emergency rule, was detained when he stopped by Konya’s Ereğli prison to visit her imprisoned husband, İ.A, on Thursday. İ.A., a former accountant at the...

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