Selcen Bayun plays the video on her phone – and takes a deep breath. Even after watching it multiple times since 15 July, it still shocks.
“That’s my client.” she says, pointing to a man with a head injury. “He and the others were beaten, their heads were banged against the wall and he had burns on his legs from being forced to kneel on hot asphalt. I saw a police officer throttling another client during an interrogation.”
The men in the video are high-level suspects behind the attempted coup earlier this year.
They are military officers, accused of commandeering F16 fighter jets to bomb Turkey’s parliament and other official buildings, as well as ordering tanks to fire at protesters in Istanbul and Ankara.
What was perhaps the gravest ever attack on the Turkish state killed at least 265 people and almost overthrew President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
It has led to the biggest …
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