Turkey - Government still fires workers - December 31, 2017

The government has sacked another 2,756 public sector workers as it continues it purge of people it claims supported last year's failed military coup. A pair of government decrees published in the Official Gazette said those fired in the latest round of dismissals include 637 military personnel, 360 gendarmerie force members and 150 academics. Critics say the government crackdown is just an excuse to silence political opposition.

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