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Enforced Disappearances in Turkey

Enforced Disappearances in Turkey

June 2017/ (32 Pages)

The Stockholm Center for Freedom (SCF) has so far documented 11 individual cases of disappearance since 2016 that show a systematic and deliberate campaign of kidnappings by elements within the Turkish security and intelligence services as part of the persecution launched by Turkish President Erdoğan and his government, primarily against participants of a civic group known as the Gülen movement. According to the Human Rights Association (İHD), there have been 940 cases of enforced disappearance in Turkey. In addition to that, the İHD believes 3,248 people who were murdered in extrajudicial killings are buried in 253 separate burial places Read More