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According to Yucel: Turkey torture rejects charge

Turkey defends itself against accusations of the journalists Yucel, to be tortured in prison. Also, a reminder of the foreign office rejected the Turkish government.

The Turkish foreign Ministry has rejected the accusation of the journalist Deniz Yücel, he had been tortured during his imprisonment in Turkey. Also the following warning to the foreign office, to adhere to the Anti-torture Convention of the United Nations, dismissed the Ministry.

The competent public Prosecutor's office have investigated the incident and decided to terminate the proceedings. The subject of the accusations aimed to make Turkey bad. Also the statement from the German foreign Ministry was completely unfounded. All Turkish prisons could be checked "by international mechanisms."

Yücel was said to be in prison in Silivri have been tortured.

charge: punches, kicks, humiliation during detention

Yücel had in the of the Turkish judiciary against him in proceedings testified that he had been during the time of his imprisonment in the tortured. In the written version of the statement Yücel punches, kicks, humiliation and threats by law enforcement officials in his first days in the high security prison in Silivri near Istanbul. mentioned

Yücel had said that he had refunded after the incidents, a criminal complaint in Turkey. The investigations of the public Prosecutor's office had, however, been set, without that he had been listened to.

Yücel rose Tiergarten his allegations in the district court of Berlin.

According to the allegations, the Foreign office had asked the government in Ankara, to observe the Anti-torture Convention of the United Nations, without directly on the allegations of torture Yücels. "We condemn all forms of torture and ill-treatment, they are outside of the Law." The Turkish government should maintain "international Standards, to which you are required to themselves," a spokeswoman for the Ministry.

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