CHP lawmaker submits parliamentary questions regarding human rights violations in Turkish prisons

Republican People's Party (CHP) deputy Özcan Purçu in a parliamentary question addressing the Turkish Ministry of Justice demanded to know whether the ministry was...

Opposition MP accuses justice ministry of lying about mistreatment, torture in Turkish prisons

Human rights defender and Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) lawmaker Ömer Faruk Gergerlioğlu has accused Turkey’s Justice Minister Bekir Bozdağ of lying about mistreatment and...

148 people including 5 inmates died, 281 maltreated or tortured in Turkey in March:...

Cases of human rights violations in Turkey in March included 148 deaths and 281 incidents of torture or maltreatment, with 51 of them taking...

Turkey rejects US human rights report amid news of death of inmates due to...

The Turkish Foreign Ministry has rejected the 2021 human rights report published by the US Department of State on Tuesday amid news of the...

Images of inmate who died in Silivri Prison show signs of severe beating and...

New images of Ferhat Yılmaz, one of the inmates who was allegedly subject to mistreatment by guards in Istanbul's Silivri Prison, emerged on Wednesday...

2 inmates die by suicide in Silivri Prison after alleged mistreatment

Two inmates in Istanbul's Silivri Prison took their own lives after allegedly being subjected to severe beating and mistreatment by prison guards, the Mezopotamya...

Claims of mistreatment and psychological abuse arise in Afyon T-type prison

Family members of inmates in Turkey's Afyon T-type prison have claimed prison authorities subjected prisoners to mistreatment and psychological abuse, Bold Medya reported. One man...

Opposition MP calls on justice ministry to respond to his questions on deaths in...

Human rights defender and Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) lawmaker Ömer Faruk Gergerlioğlu has called on Turkey’s justice ministry to respond his parliamentary questions on...

Kurdish man claims he was severely beaten by gendarmes in eastern Turkey

A Kurdish man in Turkey's eastern Van province has claimed he was severely beaten by Turkish gendarmes, the Duvar news website reported. Yakup Avan, 25,...

Torture, mistreatment not allowed in Turkish prisons, justice minister claims

Turkey’s Justice Minister Bekir Bozdağ said on Saturday that the Turkish government does not allow torture and mistreatment in prisons, claiming it has one...

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