Turkish wiretapping victims to take legal action

A number of the 2,000 Turks who were subjected to wiretapping in 2007 following orders from Deputy Chief of General Staff Gen. Aslan Güner are preparing to take legal action, Turkish daily newspaper Taraf reported on Thursday. 
According to newspaper, Gen. Güner ordered the purchase of a wiretapping system from Israel to monitor members of the terrorist Kurdistan Workers' Party. 
Gen. Güner's department, the General Staff’s intelligence department, did not have any legal authority to wiretap phones in Turkey.