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Turkey: Minority Groups

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 226492, tabled on 27 February 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent representations he has his Turkish counterpart on (a) the treatment of Alevis in the Turkish prison system and (b) those people's access to Dedes.

Answered on

4 March 2019

We have not made specific representations to Turkey on these issues. We expect Turkey to treat all prisoners, regardless of faith or ethnicity, fairly and in line with internationally recognised standards.

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