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Turkey sack more than 10,000 civil servants in stalled Media

The Daily Dawn
Dawn Desk Report

Turkey said it had suspended an additional 10,000 civil servants and terrorist organizations and the US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, in July, blamed by Ankara for a failed coup plan suspected links with more than 15 media outlets closed down.

More than 100,000 people have already been dismissed or suspended and arrested 37,000 failed coup, an unprecedented government crackdown was necessary to root out supporters of the state apparatus from the Gulen.

Thousands more academics, teachers, health workers, prison guard and forensic experts were last published in the Official Gazette on Saturday with two new executive decrees to be removed from their posts.

The opposition described the move as a coup. Concerns have been raised over the functioning of the state's continuing crackdown.

"What the government is doing right now, and Erdogan's rule of law and democracy is directly against the coup," Sezgin Tanrikulu, a member of parliament from the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP's) said, broadcasting a periscope on Twitter Posted.

The fate of 15 more newspapers, magazines and wires, which are mainly Kurdish southeast of the report, bringing the total number of media organizations from nearly 160 in July of emergency rule had to stop off.

Another set of measures to anger opponents of President Tayyip Erdogan, the university's ability to elect their own rectors were also abolished. Erdogan directly from the candidates Higher Education Board (Yok) will be nominated by the rectors appointed.

The amount crackdown worried rights groups and Turkey's Western allies, who fear Erdogan is necessary to eradicate dissent is used has a lot of rules. The government says the actions on July 15, when more than 240 people died attempting a coup is justified.

From Lale Karabiyik, another MP from CHP said the move was a clear abuse of the rules of emergency rule and described it as a coup on the higher education system. Pro-Kurdish opposition to the decrees of a "one-man rule 'has been used as tools to establish.

Three months after the coup attempt, the government imposed a state of emergency extended until mid-January. Erdogan said the Gulen network as well as the threat of Kurdish militants have carried out a 32-year-old insurgency posed wipe out the need for more time.
Gulen arrested and handed over to Ankara in Turkey, he can be accused of trying to overthrow the government that he wants the mastermind. Gulen, who since 1999 has lived in Pennsylvania self-imposed exile, has denied any involvement.

Speaking to reporters at a reception on the occasion of Republic Day on Saturday, Erdogan execution race, a debate has emerged attempted coup, which wanted reinstatement, and added it would not be delayed.

"I believe this issue will come to parliament," he said, repeatedly, that he approves it, a step that membership of the European Union expect Turkey will sink. Erdogan dismissed such concerns, saying that the world was a lot of capital punishment.

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