Turkey torture claims in wake of failed coup



Selcen Bayun plays the video on her phone - and takes a deep breath. Even after watching it multiple times since 15 July, it still shocks.
"That's my client." she says, pointing to a man with a head injury. "He and the others were beaten, their heads were banged against the wall and he had burns on his legs from being forced to kneel on hot asphalt. I saw a police officer throttling another client during an interrogation."
The men in the video are high-level suspects behind the attempted coup earlier this year.
They are military officers, accused of commandeering F16... read more

 
28 November 2016 in World News, Views: 52
Source: BBC
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