Dismissed and arrested judge Ali Kaya, member of Court of Cassation (Supreme Appeal Court) and Supreme Board of Election, was sentenced to 11 years in prison over the pretext of terrorism charges on 18 April 2019. Furthermore, court ruled for continuation of his detention. He has been kept in solitary confinement cell in prison since July 2016.

Ali Kaya was the founder and project manager of internationally awarded e-Justice System of Turkey named “UYAP”. He got “The Crystal Scales of Justice” prize, as representative of UYAP, given by EU Commission and Council of Europe in 2008.