Amnesty reports mistreatment, forced deportation of refugees in Turkey

December 16, 2015 6:45 AM

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ANKARA, Turkey – Amnesty International says Turkey has rounded up scores of refugees and asylum-seekers since September and transported them to detention centers where some were mistreated or forcibly returned to Syria and Iraq.

In a report released Wednesday, Amnesty said the mistreatment occurred "in parallel" with Turkish-EU migration talks and warned the EU that it risks being a "complicit in serious human rights violations."

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