A document found on the computer of an Education Ministry bureaucrat has shown that he/she profiled his colleagues as a follower of the Gulen movement, an anti-government protester, a Freemason or a “Feb. 28 supporter” in some cases.
According to Odatv online news portal, Ankara police has seized the bureaucrat’s computer as part of an investigation against him/her.
A civil servant at the ministry’s “support services department,” the bureaucrat has spied against some 30 of his/her colleagues including the department head S.A. and a deputy undersecretary at the Education Ministry, H.Ç.
“He is known at the ministry for being a Feb.28 supporter,” the bureaucrat in question was revealed to have remarked for S.A. The military intervention that toppled a coalition government led by the Welfare Party (RP), a now-defunct conservative party where the President Recep Tayyip Erdogan used to be a member of.
H.Ç. was profiled as allegedly supporting those who is accused of insulting Erdogan.
An internal auditor is blacklisted as an alleged FETÖ member, another worker as a mason and one as a Gezi protester who attended nationwide anti-government demonstrations in 2013.
The government accuses the Gulen movement of masterminding the July 15, 2016 coup attempt and labels it as a terrorist organization by calling the group FETÖ, short for alleged Fethullahist Terrorist Organization.