Turkey: Torture, Sexual Abuse Rampant in Prisons


Inmates in a jail in Sanliurfa in southeast Turkey tell of the plight of 27 year old Uğur Yeloğlu who they say has been isolated and tortured so badly since his imprisonment seven months ago that his level of functioning is like that of a baby. For the sake of the victims of torture and abuse in Turkish jails and prisons, let us hope that those institutions heed this desperate appeal and hold the Erdoğan government accountable.