October 3, 2012
by Sung Un Kim
A Turkish court on Monday sentenced two prison guards and a prison director to life in prison for the torture and death of anti-government activist Engin Ceber while in police custody. With the life sentence, the court also sentenced nine other officials to prison terms of varying length. The re- ...[read more]
June 4, 2010
by Sarah Miley
Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Thursday lauded the Turkish government for its conviction of several prison and police officials for the torture and death of anti-government activist Engin Ceber while in police custody. Tuesday's conviction marks the first time a Turkish court has convicted a senior... ...[read more]
October 15, 2008
by Andrew Gilmore
Turkish Justice Minister Mehmet Ali Sahin apologized Tuesday on behalf of the Turkish government for the death of Engin Ceber, an anti-government protester who died after alleged torture while in police custody on Saturday. Sahin also announced that 19 prison officials were suspending pending an ...[read more]

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