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Turkey’s prestigious Army Aviation School commander was tortured by police

The commander of Turkey’s prestigious Army Aviation School (Kara Havacılık Okulu) was subjected to torture in police custody, documents obtained by Nordic Monitor have revealed.

  • Abdullah Bozkurt
  • Nordic Monitor

Brig. Gen. Ünsal Coşkun, head of the aviation school at Güvercinlik Army Air Base in the Turkish capital, was beaten by the police and deprived of food for two days, according to his own testimony on…

He was detained and arrested on charges of involvement in a failed coup on July 15, 2016.

Deposed by prosecutor Alaattin Akdere, Coşkun explained how he and others were denied food and…

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