Turkey Child Abuse Scandal in Karman, 1977 Senate Hearing MKULTRA – Declassified Mk-Ultra Project Documents
April 20, 2016 Comments Off on Turkey Child Abuse Scandal in Karman, 1977 Senate Hearing MKULTRA – Declassified Mk-Ultra Project Documents
Turkey child abuse: Scandal shocks Karaman
By Selin Girit BBC News, Karaman, Turkey 19 April 2016
….This town is still trying to recover from the shock of a child abuse scandal that was uncovered in early March.
On Wednesday, the trial begins of a 54-year-old teacher accused of sexually abusing 10 children in what are alleged to be guesthouses run illegally by two Islamic foundations – one of which, the Ensar Foundation, has close links to the Turkish government.
According to the indictment, the assaults started in 2012 and continued until last year. The children say they were aged between 10 and 12 years old when they were first abused.
Declassified Mk-Ultra Project Documents
Prepared Statement of Admiral Stansfield Turner, Director of Central Intelligence
Mr. Chairman: In my letter to you of July 15, 1977, I reported our recent discovery of seven boxes of documents related to Project MKULTRA, a closely held CIA project conducted from 1953-1964. As you may recall, MKULTRA was an “umbrella project” under which certain sensitive subprojects were funded, involving among other things research on drugs and behavioral modification. During the Rockefeller Commission and Church Committee investigations in 1975, the cryptonym became publicly known when details of the drug-related death of Dr. Frank Olsen were publicized. In 1953 Dr. Olsen, a civilian employee of the Army at Fort Detrick, leaped to his death from a hotel room window in New York City about a week after having unwittingly consumed LSD administered to him as an experiment at a meeting of LSD researchers called by CIA.
Most of what was known about the Agency’s involvement with behavioral drugs during the investigations in 1975 was contained in a report on Project MKULTRA prepared by the Inspector General’s office in 1963. As a result of that report’s recommendations, unwitting testing of drugs on U.S. citizens was subsequently discontinued….
First, there are 149 MKULTRA subprojects, many of which appear to have some connection with research into behavioral modification, drug acquisition and testing or administering drugs surreptitiously….
2. Research on hypnosis: 8 subprojects, including 2 involving hypnosis and drugs in combination….
1977 Senate Hearing on MKULTRA Testimony of CIA Director Stansfield Turner