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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Some 4,000 judges and prosecutors have been dismissed as part of a probe against the Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ) since the July 15, 2016, coup attempt, Justice Minister Bekir Bozdağ said May 26.
Members of the commission that will receive objections to state of emergency rulings, mostly related to the dismissal of public officials, have been determined, Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has stated, adding that the commission will soon commence its work.
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said his party is in favor of a peaceful country in which all citizens can live in unity and comfort, in a visit to the Felicity Party (SP), which also stood against the constitutional amendments in the April 16 referendum.
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has appointed its Istanbul lawmaker Aykut Erdoğdu as the party’s new deputy leader responsible for the economy in lieu of Selin Sayek Böke, who has recently resigned from her post.
Selin Sayek Böke, who recently announced her resignation from her duties in the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP), has said she will not run for the party leadership.
A parliamentary voting process to attain seven members of the 13-membered Board of Judges and Prosecutors (HSK) is set to begin on May 16, amid opposition parties’ disapproval of the voting and claims that 21 members to be attained to the board are affiliated to political parties
Deputy Prime Minister Nurettin Canikli has said there are no currently active ministers or lawmakers among users of the ByLock messaging app, commenting on the suspensions and dismissals carried out with state of emergency decrees.
Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli slammed Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) on May 16 for “acting in line with” the Kurdish issue-focused Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP).
Bülent Sarıoğlu – ANKARA
A lawyer for the Nationalist Movement Party’s (MHP) leader and two lawyers who are members of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) have been listed as candidates for the revamped Council of Judges and Prosecutors (HSK).
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) will apply to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) regarding the results of the April 16 constitutional referendum in the beginning of next month
Two opposition parties that campaigned against the constitutional amendment approved in last month’s referendum have boycotted the parliamentary meeting to assess judges for the Board of Judges and Prosecutors (HSK), the configuration of which was altered by the amendment.