The question is presently not whether the Turkish judiciary, including civil and criminal courts and the prosecution, has been corrupted to the core, but whether this corruption can ever be amended, even with the possibility of Erdogan and his government being replaced in the next year’s general election.
Turkey Human Rights Blog
Pro-Erdogan judge admits the heinous work of blacklisting colleagues
Although it is evident that (black)lists of to be arrested and dismissed judges & prosecutors might be pre-drafted, it is the first time creators of (black)lists admitted their role, which was recorded in a court document.
Ankara Bar exposes new torture cases which the former admin hid from public
Ankara Bar’s new reports contain both horrific accounts of systemic police brutality and of sexual attacks.
ECtHR: Turkey has breached the Convention by detaining judges and prosecutors
The ECtHR ruled that Turkey violated the European Convention on Human Rights by detaining 82 judges and prosecutors after a failed 2016 coup.
Corrupt judges are instrumental in cracking down on legal profession
Crackdown on the judiciary and legal profession provided corrupt judges with the perfect opportunity to cover up their shady dealings. One of those judges was Alver who sent 13 local lawyers to prison under anti-terrorism laws.
ECtHR: Turkey has breached prisoners’ rights by denying them visits and phone calls at weekends
Prisoners denied permission to receive visits from their school-age children and to make telephone calls at the weekends: violation.