The CCBE voiced its concerns over the dismissal of judges in Turkey

July 25th, 2016 § 0 comments

The CCBE has been following the alarming developments that have recently taken place in Turkey. In the light of this, it has written a letter to President Recep Tayyip Erdo─čan to express its serious concern over the events of Friday 15 July 2016 which led to a significant number of deaths, and more than 1,000 people being wounded. In addition, the CCBE stressed that the dismissal of 2,745 judges will seriously undermine the independence of judiciary. In this context, the CCBE calls for effective steps to ensure that the rule of law is upheld in Turkey.

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