[JURIST] Turkey's parliament on Saturday passed a law giving parliament more control over how judges are appointed. Amid protests over suspected government corruption and even violence inside parliament [Al Jazeera report] the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) [party website] pushed through the bill giving the Justice Ministry more control over the Supreme Board of Judges and Prosecutors (HSYK) [official website]. The bill comes amid growing controversy that has forced high level officials, including members of Erdogan's cabinet, to resign...

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