Abdurrahman Sakar, a former Turkish judge who was fired from his job in the aftermath of a failed coup in 2016, died of cancer at age of 42.

Sakar was fired with a decree issued following the failed coup in 2016. He was accused by the Turkish government of terrorism.

He was acquitted of all accusations, but was never reinstated to his job.

Purge victim judge Abdurrahman Sakar who has been suffering from cancer: “I want to die”


Purge-victim Turkish judge dies of cancer