Water not given to female prisoners in Tarsus Prison

MERSİN – While water has been given to female prisoners in Tarsus C Type Prison only twice a day at certain intervals, 84 female prisoners stay in the same ward.

According to reports received, 84 female prisoners stay in the same ward in the Tarsus C Type Prison located in the Tarsus district of Mersin and water has been given to prisoners in prison only twice a day at certain intervals. Female prisoners shared the difficulties they face to public opinion through their family members. The female prisoners noted that they had problems to find bed and tried to keep them warm by using wood burning stove; however, they had difficulties in warming because the prison administration supplies the limited wood to them.

Meanwhile, the prisoners stated that the water was arbitrarily cut in the prison and the drinking water was limewater. They also reported that the prison administration banned them from seeing their visitors due to the slogans they shouted in order to protest the situation.