Over 35,000 inmates continuing their education in prisons in Turkey
Erdinç Çelikkan - ISTANBUL
Some 35,647 inmates are continuing their education in prisons in Turkey, the former Justice Minister Bekir Bozdağ said in an answer to a parliamentary question submitted by the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP).
CHP Istanbul deputy Sezgin Tanrıkulu has submitted a parliamentary question to Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım on the number of inmates receiving education in prisons.
“In penal institutions, as of March 2017, there are 2,379 inmates continuing their formal education and 33,268 inmates continuing their non-formal education,” Bekir Bozdağ said in a statement responding to Tanrıkulu’s question.