Turkey’s post-coup crackdown

dismissed*

investigated**

arrested

schools, dormitories and universities shut down

academics lost jobs****

judges, prosecutors dismissed*****

media outlets shut down

journalists arrested***

                                                     since July 15, 2016                                    as of March 4, 2019

*This number includes (1) state officials, teachers, bureaucrats, and academics who were dismissed by gov’t decrees, No.668 issued on July 25, 2016, No.669 issued on July 31, 2016, No. 670/71 issued on August 17, 2016, No. 672/673/674 issued on Sept. 1, 2016, No.675/676 issued on Oct. 29, 2016, No. 677/678 issued on Nov. 22, 2016, No.679/680/681 issued on Jan. 6, 2017, No.682/683/684/685 issued on Jan. 23, 2017, No.686/687 issued on Feb. 7, 2017, No.689 issued on April 29, 2017, No.692 issued on July 14, 2017, No.693/694 issued on August 25, 2017, No.701 issued on July 8, 2018; and (2) academics who lost their jobs by gov’t decrees, No. 672/673/674 issued on Sept. 1, 2016, No.675/676 issued on Oct. 29, 2016, No. 677/678 issued on Nov. 22, 2016, No.679/680/681 issued on Jan. 6, 2017, No.686/687 issued on Feb. 7, 2017, No.689 issued on April 29, No.692 issued on July 14, 2017, No.693/694 issued on August 25, 2017, No.701 issued on July 8, 2018; (3) and dismissed military personnel [17,844 officers and 16,409 cadets]. For detailed information, please visit: https://turkeypurge.com/purge-in-numbers-2 and turkeypurge.com/academics-sacked-from-positions.
 **According to an official statement by the Turkish Justice Minister on  January 18, 2019 . See http://www.cumhuriyet.com.tr/haber/turkiye/1276109/iste_yargidaki_FETO_bilancosu.html.  According to the same statistics, 30,947 people are currently n prison on terror and coup linked charges. Arrest warrants for another 22,000 suspects at large have been issued. A total of 2,060 who are under investigation are under the age of 18.
***Data compiled from PEN International, Platform for Independent Journalism (P24), Stockholm Center for Freedom (SCF), Journalists’ Union of Turkey (TGS), Progressive Journalists Association (ÇGD), and Bianet online news portal. This number includes all journalists who were arrested in the aftermath of the July 15, 2016 coup attempt. Some 170 of them are still kept under arrest with the remaining released pending trial or cleared of charges. For detailed information, please visit: https://turkeypurge.com/journalism-in-jail
****This number includes only the ones dismissed by gov’t decrees, No. 672/673/674 issued on Sept. 1, 2016, No.675/676 issued on Oct. 29, 2016, No. 677/678 issued on Nov. 22, 2016, No.679/680/681 issued on Jan. 6, 2017, No.686/687 issued on Feb. 7, 2017, No.689 issued on April 29, No.692 issued on July 14, 2017, No.693/694 issued on August 25, 2017; and not the ones who lost jobs when the Turkish government passed a decree ordering the closure of 15 universities on July 23, 2016. For detailed information, please visit:  https://turkeypurge.com/academics-sacked-from-positions-2
 *****Constitutional Court general assembly resolution 2016/49158 on June 26, 2017, paragraph 19.
Purge victim Turkish judge dies of covid-19

Purge victim Turkish judge dies of covid-19

Mehmet Dölen, a Turkish judge who had spent some 26 months in prison on alleged coup charges, died of complications related to COVID-19. Dölen was initially fired from his job with a decree issued by the Turkish government after a coup attempt in July 15, 2016. He was...

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