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Turkey appoints first hijab-wearing public prosecutor

Tuba Ersoz, Turkey's first hijab-wearing public prosecutor [Twitter]
Tuba Ersoz, Turkey's first hijab-wearing public prosecutor [Twitter]

Turkey’s Council of Judges and Prosecutors (HSK) yesterday appointed Tuba Ersoz making her the country’s first hijab-wearing public prosecutor.

Tuba Ersoz, Turkey's first hijab-wearing public prosecutor, 18 June 2020

Tuba Ersoz, Turkey’s first hijab-wearing public prosecutor, [Facebook]

Ersoz was appointed as the chief public prosecutor in Beyşehir district of Konya as part of the 2020 summer decree.

Turkey’s Council of Judges and Prosecutors (HSK) announced a mass reshuffling of 4,626 judges and prosecutors across several provinces.

Congratulating the judges and prosecutors on their new positions, the Justice Minister Abdulhamit Gul wrote on Twitter: ‘I wish success to the judges and prosecutors appointed to their new posts by the Council of Judges and Prosecutors, and I wish the decree to be beneficial to the judicial community.”

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