Yeşilyurt Feces Case

Coordinates: 37°18′30″N 42°08′20″E / 37.30833°N 42.13889°E / 37.30833; 42.13889 The Yeşilyurt Feces Case[1](Turkish: Yeşilyurt Dışkı Yedirme Davası[2] or Yeşilyurt Bok Yedirme Davası[3]) refers to the affair that Turkish gendarmeirs[4] under the command of the "security commander of Silopi-Judi" ("Silopi-Cudi Güvenlik Komutanı") Major Cafer Tayyar Çağlayan[dn 1][5][6] forced villagers to eat feces on the night of January 14–15, 1989[7][8] in Yeşilyurt (Cinibir) village of Cizre district (Mardin Province, in the present day in Şırnak Province) and related trials.

Forced to Eat FecesEdit

"Operation" against Kurdish villageEdit

The Yeşilyurt village of Cizre district was besieged by gendarmeries on January 14–15, 1989. Commander Cafer Tayyar Çağlayan and his soldiers made villagers eat feces.

Kamil Müştak (died December 13, 2007)

European Court of Human RightsEdit

Since villagers didn't get results from the legal process in Turkey, they applied to the European Court of Human Rights.

SourcesEdit

  1. ^ Vercihan Zihlioğlu, "New exhibit at Tütün Deposu displays Kurdish issue", Hürriyet Daily News, January 27, 2010, Retrieved September 3, 2010. (in English)
  2. ^ Hasip Kaplan, Bir Onur Kavgası: Cizre'den Strasbourg'a Yeşilyurt Dışkı Yedirme Davası, Belge Yayınları, ISBN 978-975-344-114-8, 1996. (in Turkish)
  3. ^ "Veli Küçük, kazık büyük!", Evrensel, August 28, 2000, Retrieved September 5, 2010. (in Turkish)
  4. ^ Hikmet Çetinkaya, "İlhan Selçuk'tan özür dile Okay!..", Cumhuriyet, March 30, 2010, Retrieved September 3, 2010. (in Turkish)
  5. ^ Hasan Cemal, Kürtler, Doğan Kitapçılık, ISBN 978-975-991-515-5, pp. 97-111. (in Turkish)
  6. ^ Umur Talu, "Arşiv büyük...", Sabah, August 10, 2008, Retrieved September 3, 2010. (in Turkish)
  7. ^ Neslihan Akbulut, ‘Yeşilyurt Köyü de Türkiye’nin bir toprak parçasıdır’, Star Gazete, September 14, 2009, Retrieved September 3, 2010. (in Turkish)
  8. ^ Kaplan, ibid, p. 8. (in Turkish)

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Südi oğlu, Kadriye'den doğma, 11.07.1949 doğumlu, Merzifon Gazimahsup mah. C:004/02, H:172'de nüfusa kayıtlı olup, İstanbul Jandarma Lojmanlarında oturur, Jandarma Kıdemli Binbaşısı, Sabıkasız, okur yazar, evli, iki çocuklu, Türk, İslam (T.C. Ankara Üçüncü Ağır Ceza Mahkemesi, Esas No: 1989/24, Karar No: 1990/93)

Further readingEdit

  • Zeynel Abidin Kızılyaprak, Hasan Kaya, Şerif Beyaz, Zana Farqini, İstanbul Kürt Enstitüsü, 1900'den 2000'e Kürtler - Kronolojik Albüm, Özgür Bakış Milenyum Armağanı, İstanbul, Ocak 2000, p. 84. (in Turkish)
  • Celal Başlangıç, "Parıldayan çılgın elmas", Radikal, April 28, 2003.
  • Celal Başlangıç, Korku Tapınağı: Güçlükonak-Silopi-Lice-Tunceli, İletişim Yayınları, 2001, ISBN 978-975-470-914-8.