Sweeping Turkish purge extends to teachers, deans, civil servants

Sweeping Turkish purge extends to teachers, deans, civil servants

Turkish authorities on Tuesday fired tens of thousands of employees from the education and interiors ministries and shut down media outlets deemed to be supportive of a US-based cleric accused of plotting last week’s coup bid. In rapid-fire reports Tuesday, Turkish media announced that the Ministry of Education had axed 15,200 personnel and Turkey’s Board […]