TURKISH PRESS REVIEW on JAN. 17

Turkish dailies on Friday covered the reassignment of 20 prosecutors by HSYK, and the statements of National Education Minister who guaranteed students’ rights after the cancellation of high school entrance exams.

TURKISH PRESS REVIEW on JAN. 17
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Turkish dailies on Friday covered the reassignment of 20 prosecutors by Turkey's Supreme Board of Judges and Prosecutors (HSYK), and the statements of National Education Minister Nabi Avci who guaranteed students’ rights after the cancellation of high school entrance exams.

VATAN headline: "Quick start", referred to the 20 prosecutors reassigned by Turkey's Supreme Board of Judges and Prosecutors (HSYK). It also quoted Avci as saying, "The schools will not change", referring to the cancellation of high school entrance exams. 

MILLIYET and CUMHURIYET covered the same reassignments with the headline, "Prosecutors gone". 

CUMHURIYET covered the statements of Avci who said, "There will be no rights losses for students after the recalculation of their results and rankings."

POSTA wrote: "Fire in jurisdiction", referring to the reassignment of 20 prosecutors including Istanbul's chief public prosecutor Turan Colakkadi. It also profiled Hadi Salihoglu, Colakkadi's replacement. 

Daily HABERTURK headline: "Bozdag's signature", who allowed the Supreme Court of Judges and Prosecutors (HSYK) to launch a probe against prosecutors. 

Daily BUGUN wrote: "The earthquake of reappointments spreads", referring to the several judges and prosecutors who were reassigned according to an ordinance of the HSYK. It also covered the debate on high school entrance exams and the statements by Avci.

Daily STAR covered the reshuffle of judges and prosecutors and quoted Avci on the front page as saying "Relax, the schools will not change."

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