17:12, 16 July 2016 Saturday
The HSYK also terminates the membership of five of its members
17:26, 14 July 2015 Tuesday
Top judicial body rules on officials implicated in wiretapping cases
15:19, 12 May 2015 Tuesday
The country's top judicial watchdog has dismissed four prosecutors and a judge for their involvement in the 17-25 December operations.
10:47, 26 October 2014 Sunday
Following elections for top board of judiciary, 22-member assembly now complete as last four members are assigned
10:21, 13 October 2014 Monday
Turkish justice minister says judges and prosecutors said “no” to ideological understanding of judiciary.
09:44, 12 June 2014 Thursday
Turkey's highest judicial body re-assigns thousands of chief prosecutors across several provinces
10:47, 12 May 2014 Monday
PM Erdogan said former elites still consider themselves the owners of the country although their time has passed.
17:38, 25 April 2014 Friday
The head of Turkey's Constitutional Court denounced "excessive" political criticism of his tribunal, in a defiant challenge to Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan who has has criticized recent court rulings. Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag said that the country's constitutional court has become the main political opposition
12:37, 11 April 2014 Friday
The Justice Minister's powers on judicial assignments was found to be against the constitution.
12:37, 26 February 2014 Wednesday
Gul approved a law changing the structure of Turkey's Supreme Board of Judges and Prosecuters. The judiciary bill will give the government more say in the naming of judges and prosecutors.
10:07, 22 February 2014 Saturday
The demand for the annulment was made on the grounds that the law has not been published in the Official Gazette, a requirement for a law to enter into force.
12:10, 15 February 2014 Saturday
Turkish parliament approved a new judiciary law on Saturday.
16:11, 11 February 2014 Tuesday
Turkey's justice minister says some articles withdrawn and remaining sections will be discussed in the General Assembly parliamentary session
09:35, 22 January 2014 Wednesday
96 judges and prosecutors have been changed in the structural shake-up of the HSYK.
09:57, 17 January 2014 Friday
The decision comes just hours after the Turkish opposition rejected the plan to amend the constitution on the HSYK.
13:45, 16 January 2014 Thursday
The Republican People's Party (CHP) has rejected plans to make changes to the constitution regarding the Turkish judicial system.
09:35, 09 January 2014 Thursday
Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag said the amendment is aimed at the accountability of the Supreme Board of Judges and Prosecutors (HSYK) before the judiciary.
09:59, 31 December 2013 Tuesday
Turkish deputy prime minister Bulent Arinc said the Justice Ministry will deal with judges and prosecutors behaving contrary to the law.
12:48, 27 December 2013 Friday
Turkey's justice minister Bekir Bozdag said that Thursday's statement by the Supreme Board of Judges and Prosecutors breaches the principles of constitutional state and judicial independence.
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