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Turkey’s top judicial body demands names of judges, prosecutors who unlawfully arrested Kavala

The Board of Judges and Prosecutors (HSK), Turkey’s top judicial body, has demanded the names of judges and prosecutors involved in court decisions to...

Turkey suspends 26 judges and prosecutors over alleged Gülen links

Turkey’s Board of Judges and Prosecutors (HSK) has decided to suspend 26 judges and prosecutors, citing links to the faith-based Gülen movement, the T24...

NY City Bar marks Turkey’s Lawyers’ Day, decries treatment of legal professionals

The New York City Bar Association released a statement on Sunday marking what’s celebrated in Turkey as Lawyers’ Day, highlighting the pressures against legal professionals in the...

372 people in Turkey investigated over coronavirus posts, banned behavior

Turkish prosecutors have launched investigations into 372 people due to their social media posts or behavior that violates prohibitions aimed at controlling the spread of the...

Turkish police notify prosecutors of 29 social media users’ posts on coronavirus

Turkey’s Security Directorate General (EGM) has notified prosecutors of social media posts shared by 29 people about the novel coronavirus, the state-run Anadolu news agency reported on...

9 Turkish judges, prosecutors suspended over alleged Gülen links

Turkey’s Council of Judges and Prosecutors (HSK) has suspended nine judges and prosecutors from their posts due to alleged links to the Gülen movement, which is...

Officials who conducted Turkish intelligence trucks probe in 2014 get lengthy prison sentences

A Turkish court on Friday handed down lengthy jail sentences to the prosecutors and military officers who worked on a 2014 investigation into trucks operated by...

Erdoğan: Turkey needs judges, prosecutors who follow orders of state

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said in a message to newly appointed judges and prosecutors on Monday that the government needs judges and prosecutors...

94 detention warrants issued over Gülen links in one day, 49 detained

Turkish prosecutors on Tuesday issued detention warrants for 94 people as part of a crackdown on followers of the faith-based Gülen movement, with police...

Turkey’s judicial board reshuffles 3.320 judges, prosecutors

Turkey’s Board of Judges and Prosecutors (HSK) has reshuffled 3,320 judges and prosecutors under a recently issued decree, Turkish media reports said on Thursday. Out of...

CHP deputy: Turkish gov’t selecting AKP partisans as judges, prosecutors

Barış Yarkadaş, a deputy from Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP), has stated that newly appointed judges and prosecutors were selected from among...

New judges, prosecutors give Erdoğan standing ovation at palace ceremony

New judges and prosecutors who went to the Turkish presidential palace on Monday for balloting that will determine their work assignments stood up and...

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Turkey’s judicial council rewards judges and prosecutors for their role in gov’t-led prosecutions: report

Turkey’s Council of Judges and Prosecutors (HSK) on Friday named 11 judges and prosecutors, many of whom played critical roles in government-led prosecutions, as...

‘We have to take measures,’ says Erdoğan as opposition questions COVID death toll

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Friday said his government was obliged to take measures in the face of skyrocketing COVID-19 infections in the...

NATO’s reform plan to make veto more difficult likely to be blocked by Turkey

NATO-appointed experts on Wednesday presented to the foreign ministers of member countries a plan on reforming the alliance, including a proposal to make it...

Belgium’s highest criminal court will convene over Facebook posts insulting Gülen-linked residents

A court in Belgium on November 16 referred 14 Belgians of Turkish descent to the country's highest criminal court over Facebook comments targeting residents...

4 detained in police raid of Kurdish party branch, other locations in eastern Turkey

Four people were detained when Turkish police raided the provincial office of the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) and various other locations in the...
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