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31 Jul 2014
‘Hurriyet Daily News’ reports that a local court has ruled in favour of 24 children, detained last year for attending Gezi Park protests in Izmir, claiming they had the “right” to protest according to Turkey’s...
28 May 2013
‘Hurryet Daily News’ reports that the Progressive Lawyers’ Association released a report alleging that children have been tortured and abused in the juvenile prison of Izmir. While the Ministry of Justice denied the claims it will...
23 Apr 2012
‘Today’s Zaman’ reports that the Ministry of Justice is working on new projects to replace juvenile detention centres with new facilities that are designed to ensure the psychological and sociological welfare of minors. The...
23 Mar 2012
Today’s Zaman reports that a recently released Justice Ministry report seeks the arrest of 18 inmates and six prison officials on charges of abusing minors in Adana’s Pozant? Juvenile Detention Center. Minors reported the incidents before,...
26 Oct 2010
‘Voice of America’ published the story of Kurdish youngsters who are now out of Turkish prisons and get psychological assistance from a centre of the Human Rights Foundation that was originally intended for all abuse and torture victims...

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