The Judiciary in Turkey

In recent years, Turkey has experienced a massive deterioration in the independence and impartiality of both the judiciary and the adherence to the rule of law. This decline began in 2014, when the Union in Judiciary Platform1, a group endorsed by the Turkish Government, won the election for the Turkish Council of Judges and Prosecutors…

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HRD’S SoEC Report

The Venice Commission issued Opinion No. 865/2016 on the Emergency Decree Laws No 667- 676 adopted Following the Failed Coup of 15 July 2016, to respond the circumstances within Turkey`s judiciary frame. The Opinion highlighted that the immediate reintroduction of full access to courts for all the dismissed public officials was not practicable and instead..

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