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Turkey crackdown on judiciary

Top court: Turkey jails 2,431 judges, prosecutors, dismisses 4,424 since coup

The Turkish government has arrested a total of 2,431 judges and prosecutors and dismissed 4,424 others since a botched coup attempt on July 15,...

1,004 judges and prosecutors under investigation

The Istanbul Prosecutor's Office announced on Saturday that investigations are under way in nine provinces including Istanbul into 1,004 judges and prosecutors and 68...

AKP favoritism in judicial appointments evidenced in mistakenly sent fax

Amid claims that the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) is using a purge launched following a coup attempt in Turkey on July 15...

Judges who attempted to release Samanyolu TV CEO sentenced to 10 years in jail

Judges Metin Özçelik and Mustafa Başer who in April 2015 unsuccessfully ruled to release Hidayet Karaca, the head of the now-closed opposition broadcaster Samanyolu...

Dismissed judge, 2 prosecutors arrested over coup charges

Former judge Dursun Ali Gündoğdu and prosecutors Adnan Çimen and Sadrettin Sarıkaya, who had overseen an investigation into the Iran-backed Tevhid-Selam network in Turkey...

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