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Turkey: Further Information on Forcible return

Amnesty International
October 15, 2008
Appeal/Urgent Action

PUBLIC AI Index: EUR 44/019/2008

Further Information on UA 265/08 (EUR 44/016/2008, 18 September 2008) Forcible return

TURKEY Alim Rahmanov (m)

Umide Razikova (f)

Rahmetullah Adilov (m), aged 15

Alim Rahmanov, Umide Razikova and their son Rahmetullah Adilov were picked up by law enforcement officials at the places where they were staying in Van on the evening of 11 October, and deported to Iran along with 24 others. They are now in hiding.

No further action is requested from the UA network. Amnesty International will monitor the situation and take further campaigning action as necessary.