Turkey’s post-coup crackdown

The Turkish government has issued a total of 31 decress since a coup attempt on July 15, 2016. These decrees dismissed a total of 150,348 public servants from their jobs. Additionally, at least 21,000 teachers working at private schools across Turkey had their licenses revoked by Turkey’s Education Ministry on July 19, 2016. The Supreme Board of Judges and Prosecutors fired a total of 4,424 prosecutors, judges from their jobs.

Below is the detailed list of people victimized by the ongoing purge in Turkey.

from the ministry of education


from the Ministry of Justice

from the Directorate of Religious Affairs

military officers

from Ministry of Health

from the Ministry of Interior

from Security General Directorate

Cadet (military)*

judges, prosecutors

from the Grand National Assembly of Turkey (The Parliament)

from the Ministry of Forest and Water Affairs

from the Prime Ministry

from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

from Turkish Radio and Television Corporation

from Radio and Television Supreme Council

from the Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology

from the Undersecretariat of Treasury

from the Ministry of Culture and Tourism

from Turkish Court of Accounts

from Ministry of Energy

from the Ministry of Youth and Sports

from the Ministry of Finance

from the Ministry of Economy

from the Ministry of Development

from the Housing Development Administration

from the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock

from Ministry of Customs and Trade

from the Turkish Airlines

from Capital Markets Board

Department of revenue administration

from Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency

from Turkish Satellite Inc. (Turksat A.Ş.)

from Development Bank

from the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization

from the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey

from the Ministry of Transportation

from Turkish Statistical Institute

from the Defence Ministry

from the council of state

from the General Directorate of PTT

from the Sugar Factory

from the Directore of Land and Cadastre

Turkish National Lottery Administration

from the Ministry of Family and Social Policies

from the Ministry of EU Affairs

from the Ministry of Labor

from the Immigration Authority

from the Social Security Institution

from the Turkish Standards Institute

from the Employment Agency

from the Competition Authority

from the Tobacco and Alcohol Market Regulatory Authority

from the Public Procurement Authority

from the Supreme Board of Judges and Prosecutors (staff)

from the Council of State

from the Supreme Electoral Council

from the Atatürk Supreme Council for Culture, Language and History

from the Small and Medium Industry Development Organization

from the Directorate General of Press and Information

from the Disaster and Emergency Management Center

from the Turkish Patent Institute

from the Directorate of Provincial Bank

from the Student Selection and Placement Center

dismissed from profession

* 4,090 from military high schools, 6,140 from noncommissioned officers colleges and 6,179 from university-level military schools.

teachers had their licenses revoked**

In Turkey’s post-coup crackdown







trade unions

media outlets

3,520 entities shut down