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Turkey’s New Normal: Torture and Ill-Treatment

Turkey’s New Normal: Torture and Ill-Treatment

April 2018 / (8 pages)

This report prepared by the Advocates of Silenced Turkey’s Right to Life Committee provides an overview of official reports published by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, the Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International, and the US Department’s State’s Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor. According to the Human Rights Association, the total number of human rights violations amounted to 7,907 since 2016. 2,278 victims faced torture and maltreatment while 423 of such cases took place under police detention.