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Prosecutor rules no need for probe into death of teacher Gökhan Açıkkollu tortured in custody

The İstanbul Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office has once again ruled that there is no need to investigate the death of teacher Gökhan Açıkkollu, who...

Turkey’s political prisoners at grave risk from COVID-19

Turkey’s parliament has approved a bill that releases certain categories of prisoners in an effort to prevent an outbreak of COVID-19. Now thieves and...

Grup Yorum Member İbrahim Gökçek Ends His Death Fast

Grup Yorum music band has released a statement and announced that its bass guitarist İbrahim Gökçek has ended his death fast on the 323rd...

BORN AND RAISED IN PRISON: TURKEY’S CAPTIVE CHILDREN

International human rights standards are increasingly understood to require special and improved care for women prisoners with children. Pregnant women, women in the post-partum...

Turkey: Prison release law leaves innocent and vulnerable prisoners at risk of COVID-19

Responding to the passing of a new law which is expected to allow for the early release of up to 100,000 prisoners in the...

Bandırma Hapishanesi’nde işkence! Tutukluların kaburgalarında, el ve ayak bileklerinde kırıklar var

Bandırma Hapishanesinde ise 29 yıllık tutuklu Hamza Deniz, ailesiyle yaptığı telefon görüşmesinde yaşadıklarını anlattı. Görüşmede şartların ağırlaştığını kaydeden Deniz, tutuklu arkadaşlarının istem dışı sevklerine...