As of 12 July 2019, 118 high-court judges have been sentenced up to 14 years in prison over the pretext of terrorism charges, while only 2 of them were acquitted. Yet, 68 cases are still pending. A day after July...
Nine judges were suspended from profession by the Council of Judges and Prosecutors on 12 July 2019  within the scope of investigation over their alleged links to Gulen Movement.(1) So far, almost 5000 judges and prosecutors have been dismissed and...
Former judge F.Y. was captured up and arrested following a police raid in Çorum province on 9 May 2019. Former judge F.Y. has been fugitive and hiding since Ankara prosecution office issued arrest warrant against him along with 2745 judges...
Witnesses claim various groups of masked men in military uniform, as well as those in plain clothes collaborating with the Greek police, used physical force against asylum seekers who had crossed the border. There have been 82 people from Turkey,...
In Search of Lost Time. Interview with Mr. Yavuz Aydin, Turkish judge, currently a refugee in the European Union. Interview is conducted by Dragoş Călin, judge at Bucharest Court of Appeals and published by Romanian Judges' Forum Review. 1. Magistrates threatened with...
Dismissed woman judge B.Ç. who has been hiding because an arrest warrant was issued for her over the pretext of failed coup attempt was rounded up in Eskişehir on 19 February 2019. Her husband, dismissed judge A.Ç. was also dismissed....
Salih Sönmez a member of the Court of Cassation was arrested on July 21, 2016, and is still in solitary confinement. His application regarding violation of his rights during detention and arrest was rejected by the Constitutional Court on...
Both the AKP leader and the President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan appointed Yildiz Seferinoğlu, the deputy minister of the Ministry of Justice, as a member to the Constitutional Court. The cornerstones of Seferinoğlu's career are as follows: * Founder of the AKP’s...
Judge Yakup Tatlı and female judge Tuba Şule Kızıltoprak were arrested by Criminal Peace Judge on 12 January 2019 in Gaziantep province of Turkey. They were among the last dismissal list published on 10 January 2019 by...
17 more judges and prosecutors have been dismissed on 10 January 2019 over their alleged affiliation with Gulen Movement.Since July 2016, more than 4000 judges and prosecutors have been dismissed and most of them were arrested and...

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