UN urged to act over 'purge' of Turkey's lawyers by Erdoğan
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Law Society leads alert over ‘systematic undermining’ of judiciary system and fair trials

Trust in Turkey’s justice system is being undermined by the systematic dismissal and jailing of thousands of judges and prosecutors, an international coalition of lawyers has said.

The purge of officials launched by Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s government in the wake of a failed coup in 2016 has led to suspects being convicted of terrorism “without credible evidence”, according to the Law Society, which has...

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