Suna Uslu, 29-year old Turkish woman and the mother of 1.5-year-old Asım Uslu (pictured above) has been sentenced to 7,5 years in prison for working at a now-closed student dormitory affiliated with the Gülen group, which is accused of masterminding a coup attempt in 2016.

According to an e mail sent to Turkeypurge.com editors by Sena’s family members, she was given 7,5 years in jail at the first hearing on March 14, 2018 over “membership in the Gülen group.

Suna and her son, Asım, has been help in pre-trial detention in an Ankara prison on coup charges since June 2017.

Turkish government survived the attempt that killed over 240 people and wounded more than a thousand others, however; AK Party officials along with Erdoğan pinned the blame on the Gülen group and launched a widespread war on its alleged and real followers.

There are more than 17,000 women and over 500 kids in Turkish prisons.

In several cases, women were detained in the hospital immediately after the delivery of her baby and before they had a chance to recover. Many women were jailed as they were visiting their imprisoned husbands, leaving the children stranded in the ensuing chaos.

 

 

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