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    Turkey Appoints Over 340 Post-Coup Supreme, Cassation Court Members

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    Turkey’s Supreme Council of Judges and Public Prosecutors (HSYK) appointed 342 new members of the supreme courts and the court of cassation on Monday after a failed coup.

    ANKARA (Sputnik) – Some 2,100 judges and prosecutors have been detained in connection with investigations into the July 15 attempted government overthrow, Prime Minister Binaly Yildirim estimated earlier.

    The HSYK said in a statement it appointed 75 new members to the supreme court and 267 to the court of cassation because term limits have expired for some of the members of the judiciary.


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