GENERAL INFO ABOUT ARRESTED/DISMISSED JUDGES/PROSECUTORS IN TURKEY

1. NUMBER OF DISMISSED JUDGES/PROSECUTORS (5218)

In the last official statement of the HSYK, the number of dismissed judges and prosecutors (excluding military judges) was announced as 4238. After that, according to the Deputy Prime Minister Nurettin Canikli’s May 2017 statement in a TV program;

4444 judges&prosecutors
489 military judges
4933 (TOTAL) judges ans prosecutors was dismissed.
Including Court of Accounts auditors who are accepted in judiciary statute, this number reaches 5218:
https://mobile.twitter.com/Av_EvrenSEL/status/864132324824428545

2. NUMBER OF ARRESTED JUDGES AND PROSECUTORS (3089)

Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu made the final announcement in March about the number of judges/prosecutors who are under arrest as 2575. However, the number of arrested and released judiciary and the arrest of military judges were not included in I guess, then arrests made also, a twitter account which shares letters from persecuted judges/prosecutors, @jhhturkey announced the number of arresred judges and prosecutors as at least 3089. It is estimated that this number is close to the actual number.

3. ECONOMIC SITUATION OF DISMISSED JUDGES AND PR
OSECUTORS

Spouses of dismissed judiciary were also sacked if they were employed. They have no incomes for 10 months. Salaries and health insurances were canceled. Bank accounts and assets were frozen. Most of them still in detention although some of them are seriously ill. Those who are not under arrest are not allowed to work as lawyers or to work in another job because their names were published in the official gazette as a member of the terrorist organization. They do not even have an income for the house rent. Some of them moved to their families houses. The children who were studying in college left their education because they could not afford the expenses. They are under crimes against humanity.

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