Wednesday, October 05, 2005

New Ankara Bar group to fight torture

Ankara Bar head Cosar says first rule of a civilized society is avoidance of torture and maltreatment

The Torture Prevention Group, a new association of 40 volunteer attorneys established under the jurisdiction of the Ankara Bar, yesterday laid out its purpose and goals at an Ankara press conference.

At the press conference at the Ankara Bar's Education Center, bar head Vedat Ahsen Cosar and Bar Human Rights Center Chairman Erdal Merdol introduced the new group and described its practices.

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