Crackdown: Prison conditions worsen in post-coup Turkey

dan.rafter@hrc.org September 6, 2017 0

Turkey has been packing its jails with political offenders since a failed coup nearly 14 months ago, and prisoners’ families, lawyers, and activists have told IRIN of an increase in overcrowding, poor medical care, solitary confinement, and mistreatment. Some 50,000 people have been jailed for suspected ties to the attempted takeover last July, including elected officials , academics , human rights workers , and journalists .

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Crackdown: Prison conditions worsen in post-coup Turkey

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