For more in-depth information
- Site of the General Directorate of Prisons and Detention Centers
- Turkish Statistical Institution, Press release - penitentiary statistics 2016, 1 December 2017.
- Directorate General of Prisons and Detention Centers, Annual Report 2016.
Union of Bars of Turkey (TürkiyeBarolarBirliği)
- 2016/2017 Report on Human Rights (available in Turkish).
- 2015/2016 report on prisons (available in Turkish).
- Criminal Code (English version).
Reports from NGOs and international organisations
- Amnesty International, Turkey Report 2017/2018.
- Platform for Peace and Justice.
- Civil Society in the Penal System / Turkey's Center for Prison Studies ", 2017.
- Journalists and Writers Foundation, "Women's rights under attack" ", 2017.
- The UN Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, Mission Report, December 18, 2017.
- Human Rights Association (IHD), "Anti-Terrorism Repression in Turkey: Excess and Illegality ", November 2017 (available in English, French and Turkish).
- Asylum Research Consultancy (ARC), Turkey Country Report, November 21, 2017.
- Human Rights Watch, "In Custody-Police Torture and Abductions in Turkey", October 2017.
- European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT), Visit Report, 17 October 2017
- Stockholm Center for Freedom, "Erdogan's rule by Royal Decree. Turkey's contempt for the rule of law. Criminal charges on absurd pretext in Turkey", September 2017.
- Stockholm Center for Freedom, "Suspicious deaths and suicides in Turkey ", March 2017.
- French Office for the Protection of Refugees and Stateless Persons (OFPRA), "State of the Judiciary", March 2017.
- SPACE - Annual Penal Statistics of the Council of Europe, 2015 Survey, March 2017.
- French Office for the Protection of Refugees and Stateless Persons (OFPRA), "Life imprisonment - Possibilities of commutation, development and conditional release", March 9, 2017.
- Human Rights Association (IHD), "Human Rights Violations of Turkey in 2016: The Facto Authoritarian Presidential System", May 30, 2017.
- Human Rights Foundation of Turkey ", February 2017.
- European Asylum Support Office (EASO), Country of Origin Information Report - Turkey Country Focus, November 2016 .
- European Commission against Racism and Intolerance, "ECRI report on Turkey", October 4, 2016.
- Civil Society In the Penal System / Turkey's Center for Prison Studies", June 2015.
- French Office for the Protection of Refugees and Stateless Persons (OFPRA), "The situation of sexual and gender minorities" , May 2015.
- Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation, March 2015.
- Human Rights Association & Human Rights Foundation of Turkey ", 9 December 2017.
- Human Rights Watch, "Turkey: Torture in Police Detention Centers and Abductions", 12 October 2017.
- Ipek Merçil, "Transformation of Prisons and Conditions of Detention in Turkey", 2016.