Justice Ministry says Turkey building 137 new prisons

Turkey has been building 137 new prisons with a capacity to house 88,367 inmates, according to the Justice Ministry, the Gazete Duvar news website reported. As of early July the country had 353 prisons with a 218,950-inmate capacity, the ministry said in response to a parliamentary question submitted by Onursal Adıgüzel, a Republican People’s Party … Continue reading Justice Ministry says Turkey building 137 new prisons