227 people in Turkey have their right to life violated in December
Sezgin Tanrikulu, a deputy from the opposition Republican People's Party (CHP), shared the findings of his report on human rights violations committed in Turkey in December 2022.
The report shows that 227 people had their right to life violated in December, three of them in prison and three due to official negligence. There were 380 cases of torture, 86 of which were in prisons. Two of those tortured were children.
According to the report, law enforcement authorities intervened in 29 demonstrations, arresting 393 protesters and imprisoning 73 of them in December. Seven of the demonstrations were banned.
Five journalists were detained, two of them arrested, and two more were convicted in their previous cases, and four journalists were assaulted.
The report also said that in December 44 news websites were denied access, 17 people were investigated for exercising their right to freedom of expression, 23 people were arrested, and 9 people were convicted in the trials brought against them.