"The de facto isolation system
currently in operation is not acceptable and must be ended quickly. ..
the introduction of smaller living units for prisoners must under no circumstances
be allowed to lead to a generalised system of small group isolation."
Preliminary observations of the European
Committee for the Prevention of Torture (CPT) on its December 2000/January
2001 visit to Turkey.
SMALL GROUP ISOLATION
THE DECEMBER PRISON
Excessive and Indiscriminate
Force During the Prison Transfers
Allegations of Ill-treatment,
Torture, and Sexual Assault During the Prison Transfers
to Silence Prison and Human Rights Activists
to Silence the Press
Punishing the Relatives
Human Rights Watch
Recommendations to the Turkish Authorities