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Judges are in danger for their decision

On October 2, 2016, a court in the southern province of Hatay refused to hear a caseagainst a man who prosecutors said was a member of Hizmet movement24 because hesimply had the ByLock application25 installed on his phone. The human rights lawyernoted that the judge made a very reasonable decision on this case, asking for moreevidence than the mere presence of an application on a mobile phone. Shortly after theruling the judge was publicly called a Hizmet member, and may face a legalinvestigation himself.