June 05, 2023

Turkey, Physical and sexual violence by police against 100+ Ahmadi asylum-seekers

European Times: How did you get to know the testimony of one of the victims? Hadil El Khouli: Through a leaked audio recording from inside detention, Puria Lotfiinallou, a 26-year-old Iranian youth, recounts harrowing details of the severe beatings he and other members endured.

European Times: What sort of violence were other Ahmadis subjected to? Hadil El Khouli: Puria also added how even the most vulnerable people were not spared. Elderly men and women with bad health conditions, were beaten until they fell unconscious.