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Rights group reports 'growing evidence' of abuses in Turkey

October 12, 2017 10:22 AM
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ANKARA, Turkey – A rights advocacy group reports "growing evidence" of abuses in police custody in Turkey against people accused of links to terror groups or to last year's coup attempt.

Human Rights Watch on Thursday reported at least 11 cases of "serious abuse in detention," including beatings, threats, sexual assault or threats of sexual assault. It also reported five cases of individuals' abductions and disappearance.

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