Conditions of prisoners Güler and Bülbül worsening
The Human Rights Association and Freedom for Ill Prisoners Initiative held press conferences to in Izmiri and Ankara to demand the release of ill detainees.
The Human Rights Association and Freedom for Ill Prisoners Initiative held their weekly action in Izmir and Ankara.
Human Rights Association (IHD) Izmir Branch Prisons Commission continue to carry out its actions to denounce the conditions of ill prisoners.
The action was held in front of the former Sümerbank in Izmir. IHD Izmir Branch executive Ahmet Çiçek drew attention to the situation of 80-year-old Sıddık Güler, who is held in Iskenderun T Type jail. The IHD executive reminded that Güler suffers from heart, hypertension, inflammatory joint rheumatism, bruises on his knees and cannot stay alone as he is in a wheelchair.
Çiçek said that seriously ill prisoners should be released immediately.
The Freedom for Ill Prisoners Initiative held a press conference at the Human Rights Association (IHD) Ankara Branch. The situation of Nurullah Bülbül who stayed in Rize Kalkandere L Type Closed Prison was highlighted at the press conference.
IHD Ankara Branch co-chair Fatin Kanat said: “Nurullah Bülbül was born in 1975 and was arrested and tried in 2016. He suffers from many diseases and health problems, such as inflammatory rheumatism, hypertension and high cholesterol."
Kanat asked for Bülbül to be treated and released urgently.