The Silivri Prison: Terror In Turkey

Human rights advocates have been campaigning for an inclusive amnesty scheme to avoid a disaster in Turkey’s cramped, filthy and unhealthy prison complex.

It was, as a lawmaker emphasized, an invitation to disaster when the political parties first came to hammer out the initial details of pardoning prisoners convicted of different crimes.

A purged judge living in Belgium lucidly depicted the exclusion of political prisoners from the proposed amnesty bill as a death sentence for countless inmates.

Covid-19 Exposes a Fatal Threat in Turkey’s Over-Crowded Prisons.