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60,000 people suspended or arrested in Turkey following failed coup
The Turkish Defense Ministry announced that all of the judges and military prosecutors will be investigated after the failed coup attempt last weekend. 262 of them have been suspended from their positions. There are also arrests and sanctions in the Turkish Education Ministry and in the Turkish media. In total, 60,000 people were arrested, suspended or investigated.
The purges continue in Turkey. The Turkish Defense Ministry announced that the authorities will initiate investigations into all of the judges and military prosecutors in the wake of the failed coup attempt last weekend. 262 judges and prosecutors were suspended from their positions.
Earlier today, it was reported that 900 Ankara Police officers were suspended from duty. In recent days, Erdogan has implemented far-reaching changes across the public sector. It was reported that 1,500 deans of universities within the country have been dismissed and all Turkish academics are barred from leaving the country. Today, it was announced that 22,000 employees of the Turkish Education Ministry were suspended from their positions and the teaching certifications of 22,000 teachers in private schools were revoked.