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Human Rights Group Accuses Turkish Police of Violations

In a new report, U.S.-based Human Rights Watch accused Turkish police of engaging in severe ill-treatment and abuse of detainees in the battle against the Kurdish PKK rebel group. The report, citing a series of case studies, was compiled in Turkey’s predominantly Kurdish southeast, the center of the conflict. Emma Sinclair Webb, HRW's chief researcher on Turkey, said their findings indicated civilians were facing the brunt of the abuse. "What we’ve managed to document is...

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