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Former member of the Court of Cassation Mehmet Sait Demiröz was sent back to prison following a lung-operation amid the high risk of COVID-19. He has also been suffering from diabet and serious heart problems. 56-year-old supreme Court judge Mr....
Court of Cassation (Supreme Appeal Court) upheld the conviction (7 years and 6 months imprisonment) for former prosecutor Mehmet Ali Pekgüzel on 4 October 2019Pekgüzel was in charge of Ergenekon (alleged deep state organisation) investigation while he was working...
Orhan Çetingül has served as chief prosecutor for 9 years. He was arrested and sentenced to 8 years and 9 months in prison over the pretext of terrorism charges after July 15 coup attempt.He has hernia problem and can...
Former member of Court of Cassation, judge Önder Aytaç underwent a lung surgery. Despite his doctor's report that he could not survive in prison cell and he needs good care to recover, the court, last week, decided to continue...
Lawmaker and Human Rights Defender Ömer Faruk Gergerlioglu tweeted about the situation on 28 May 2019: "Suat Recber, is one of the removed judges and he has been under detention. He is waiting for appeal court's decision. His daughter Nahide had...
He was a judge in Batman Provincial District when he was dismissed over the pretext of terrorism charges after 15 July coup attempt. Despite his acquittal, he was not returned to his post. Lawmaker and HR defender Ömer Faruk...
Judge Hüseyin Serter, a former member of the High Council of Judges and Prosecutors (HCJP)-previous name of the Council of Judges and Prosecutors (CJP)- between 2010-2014 and who has been detained in  solitary cell for about 31 months, has...
Mehmet Köroğlu, taken into custody on the ground that his name was among judges and prosecutors dismissed by the High Council after the coup attempt on July 15. Judge Köroğlu was arrested on July 19, 2016 without any evidence...
Seyfullah Çakmak, former prosecutor of province Kocaeli and father of two 98 percent disabled children has been held under arrest since July 17. Despite Çakmak, detained as a part of FETO investigation, has requested for pending trial many times due...
Prosecutor Mehmet Fatih Taş, arrested on July 16 as a part of an operation against judges and prosecutors, had an heart attack in prison cell where he was held under solitary confinement since the beginning of his pre-trial detention. Having...

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