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HRW said it had uncovered 13 alleged abuse cases, ranging from the use of stress positions and sleep deprivation to severe beatings, sexual abuse and the threat of rape.
"There was not a part of (a detainee's) body that was not covered in bruises", an unnamed forensic specialist told HRW.
Turkey's documents includes evidence Gulen's network established a quasi-state within the Turkish state in an attempt to topple the government and ultimately tried to take over the state via a bloody coup.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan speaks during Democracy and Martyrs Rally, organized by him and supported by ruling AK Party (AKP), oppositions Republican People's Party (CHP) and Nationalist Movement Party (MHP), to protest against last month's failed military coup attempt, in Istanbul, Turkey, August 7, 2016.
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Brogan said in a release. "Throughout this process, our students have been remarkably patient, and they should be applauded". Details of the apparent accord were not immediately available this afternoon, but plans to brief union members are under way.
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The Council has decided on the issue of compensation for states. "So far we have achieved that objective", he said. The council meeting, which was originally scheduled for three days, ended in two after marathon discussions.
It said the government has "the right - and even the obligation - to protect the public, investigate crimes committed during the attempted coup, including murder and causing bodily harm, and to hold those responsible to account". "They beat me on the soles of my feet, on my stomach, then squeezed my testicles, saying things like they'd castrate me".
However, a state of emergency does not give the government carte blanche to suspend rights, Human Rights Watch said. These fears are not unfounded. Other media reports said more than 200 soldiers and civilians had been detained in coup-related operations on Thursday.
The group also said the authorities restricted access to attorneys, and often only allowed legal aid lawyers to those arrested.
During his four-day visit, Bozdag will attend a panel discussion on the July 15 coup attempt, organized by the Foundation for Political, Economic and Social Research (SETA) and inaugurate Anadolu Agency's photo exhibit in Washington on "The Rise of the National Will". Widespread and systematic torture has been a longstanding problem in Turkey.
In another incident, a person who was detained described in a statement to a prosecutor how he was tortured in detention.