Purged Public Workers Still Waiting for Justice in Turkey

Purged Public Workers Still Waiting for Justice in Turkey

Near East

01 November 2018, 18:30

VOA News

More than 100,000 people who were dismissed from their jobs in the wake of the failed coup in Turkey in 2016 are still awaiting justice — and their lives have been shattered, according to Amnesty International. The human rights group says in most cases the government has failed to present any evidence justifying the mass purge of public workers. Dozens of journalists and human rights workers have also been arrested since the failed coup attempt. More from Henry Ridgwell