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Urgent Action: Investigate whereabouts of two missing men

Gökhan Türkmen and Mustafa Yılmaz have been missing since 7 and 19 February 2019 respectively and are suspected to have been abducted and forcibly disappeared. The authorities have so far been denying that they are being held in official custody. On 29 July four men who had been missing since around the same time have resurfaced in detention at the Anti-Terrorism Branch of the Ankara Police Headquarters. The authorities must promptly investigate to determine the whereabouts of Gökhan Türkmen and Mustafa Yılmaz and urgently inform their families.

Take action.



Please write urgently in your own words or using the template letter in English or Turkish to:

Mr Abdülhamit Gül
Minister of Justice
Adalet Bakanlığı
06659 Ankara, Turkey
Twitter: @abdulhamitgul
Fax: +90 312 417 71 13
Salutation: Dear Minister

Also send copies to diplomatic representatives accredited to your country.
HIS EXCELLENCY MR ÜMİT YALÇIN Embassy of the Republic of Turkey 43 Belgrave Square SW1X 8PA Tel: 020 7393 0202 Fax: 020 7393 0066

Please check with your section before sending appeals after the above date.

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