A recently published book tells the story of teacher Halime Gülsu, who died in a Turkish prison in 2018 due to deprivation of a medication she was taking for lupus erythematosus
The United Nations Human Rights Committee has requested further information from Turkey in the case of former civil servant Yusuf Bilge Tunç, who has been missing since August 2019 and is believed to have been abducted by Turkish intelligence.
An elderly man who is almost totally disabled was hospitalized soon after being sent to prison to serve his 10-year sentence over links to the faith-based Gülen movement.
Hidayet Karaca, a prominent journalist and former chief executive of the Samanyolu Media Group who was arrested in 2014 and sentenced to aggravated life, has spent more than eight years in a one-person prison cell.
Haşim Gezer, the brother of Garibe Gezer, who was found dead in a prison cell in December, said his sister was beaten and sexually harassed by prison guards in Kocaeli’s Kandıra Prison.
Ayhan Demir, 45, said he was made impotent as a result of the sexual torture and electrocution he was subjected to during his detention in the Mersin Police Department’s counterterrorism unit in September 2016, due to his alleged links to the Gülen movement.