Middle East Material conditions Social ties Turkey“Due to economic reasons and the exorbitant prices set by PTT, I am sending this letter through regular mail. I hope it reaches you intact and without censorship. Sending guaranteed letters such as registered or APS has become economically challenging,” says a prisoner.
Middle East Mental health Suicide TurkeyOmer Faruk Gergerlioglu, a Green Left deputy from Kocaeli, stated today that at least 26 prisoners died in prisons in the first six months of 2023. Gergerlioglu stressed that 15 of the 26 prisoners died in suspicious circumstances. Another 11 people were not released from prison despite being termi…
Middle East Health Overcrowding TurkeyAhmet Göksu, who is jailed in Turkey’s central province of Aksaray, has told his family that inmates suffering from COVID-19 cannot access proper healthcare and are not taken to the hospital, the Mezopotamya news agency reported. According to Göksu, there are critically ill prisoners among those wh…
Middle East Material conditions Facilities TurkeyInmates in a prison in western Turkey’s Kütahya province have limited access to water, the Bold Medya news website reported
Turquía: nueva resolución sobre Osman Kavala deja claro que debe ser excarcelado de inmediato
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Turquie : vingt ans après ma libération
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Europe Minors Middle East Activities Rehabilitation TurkeyRecidivism is high among youth criminals in Turkey as more than half of released minors eventually end up back in prison due to a lack of opportunities and support structures upon their release, said the Youth Re-autonomy Foundation of Turkey (TÇYÖV).
Turquie: l’écrivain Ahmet Altan entame sa cinquième année en prison en Turquie
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Turkey: prisons, le pays développe "un modèle inhumain"
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Europe LGBTQI Access to legal rights Material conditions Facilities TurkeyLesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) prisoners represent a minority. Their protection is not ensured at all levels and their specific needs are neglected. Hilal Basak Demirbas works at the Society in the Penal System association. She regularly exchanges letters with LGBTI prison…
Turkey: déportations de prisonniers, la pratique courante
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Turkey: Zehra Dogan : "Je suis moins heureuse qu'en prison"
Turkey: radicalisation en prison, l'ONU en quête de solutions
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