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Friday, September 03, 2004
What's worse than a Turkish prison? Ask Kurdish restaurateur Ibrahim Parlak, and the answer will be
the Department of Homeland Security:
"I've lost my trust and I've lost everything I have to the system," Parlak told The Associated Press this week through a telephone interview from the Calhoun County jail in Battle Creek, where he has been held since his July 29 arrest at the FBI office in St. Joseph.

He said he was treated better during his 18 months in a Turkish prison than he has been while in U.S. custody.

"It's worse than a Turkish prison," Parlak said. "It's sad, but it's true."
See also this and this as well as our first post about Parlak's plight.

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