In Ankara and Beyond, Torture Rears Ugly Head Again

Turkish police and intelligence units tortured a group of former Foreign Ministry staff members, including diplomats, Ankara Bar Association and a lawmaker have claimed, throwing the existence of a practice long denied by authorities back into the heart of public debate.

On May 20, Turkish courts issued arrest warrants for 249 former Foreign Ministry personnel, including…

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Abdullah Ayasun

Abdullah Ayasun

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New York-based writer. Politics, culture, literary criticism, art, and technology. American political affairs, Turkey, MidEast, and beyond. Twitter: @abyasun