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Turkey to free thousands of prisoners due to coronavirus pandemic

Some 45,000 to be freed until end of May, but politicians, journalists, critics jailed after 2016 coup not included. https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/04/turkey-free-thousands-prisoners-due-coronavirus-pandemic-200414005036259.html

‘State and Prison Administrations Responsible for Protecting Prisoners from Covid-19’

Listing 14 recommendations, nine rights organizations, unions and professional chambers have called on the state and prison administrations to take necessary precautions to protect the prisoners and prison personnel from coronavirus. http://bianet.org/english/human-rights/221486-state-and-prison-administrations-responsible-for-protecting-prisoners-from-covid-19

Call to Release Pre-Trial Detainees in Turkey

Timely and fair call on the situation of pre-trial detainees Turkish prisons. Let’s hope relevant judiciary bodies endorse the measure. Thank you to every HHRR entity involved in the campaign. https://www.nhc.nl/call-to-release-pre-trial-detainees-in-turkey/ Timely and fair call on the situation of pre-trial detainees Turkish prisons. Let’s hope relevant judiciary bodies endorse the measure. Thank you to every …

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