Turkey widens post-coup purge

got sacked*



schools, dormitories, universities shut down

academics who lost jobs

judges, prosecutors dismissed

media outlets shut down

journalists arrested**

                                                     since July 15, 2016                                  * as of February 21, 2017

 *This number includes (1) state officials, teachers, bureaucrats, security forces and academics who were dismissed by gov’t decrees, No. 667 issued on July 23, No.668 issued on July 25, No.669 issued on July 31, No. 672 issued on Sept. 1, No.675 issued on Oct. 29, No. 677/678 issued on Nov. 22, 2016, No.679/680/681 issued on Jan. 6, 2017, and No.682/683/684/685 issued on Jan 23, 2017; (2) academics who lost their jobs by gov’t decrees, No. 677 issued on July 23, and No.675 issued on Oct. 29, 2016; (3) teachers whose licenses were revoked by Turkey’s Education Ministry on July 19, 2016; and (4) journalists and media personnel who lost their jobs since the coup attempt. For detailed information, please visit: turkeypurge.com/purge-in-numbers and turkeypurge.com/academics-sacked-from-positions.
**Data was compiled from PEN International, Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) and Stockholm Center for Freedom (SCF). For detailed information, please visit: turkeypurge.com/journalism-in-jail 


For Immediate Release:

“We’re concerned about the fate of people in Turkish prisons”


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Human Tragedies of Turkey’s Purge


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