Hundreds of judges have reportedly been removed from duty in Turkey following an attempted coup by a faction of the military.
Broadcaster NTV, citing a decision by the High Council of Judges and Prosecutors, said 2,745 judges had been removed in total.
The Anadolu news agency reported that five members of Turkey's high judiciary board Hysk had also been removed.
Nearly 1,700 military personnel have been sacked and 130 media outlets shut down as the crackdown continues following the failed coup.
The dispatch comes after President Erdogan called on US to hand over cleric Fethullah Gulen, who he blames for Turkey's failed coup.
Turkey has been warned of the consequences of imposing the death penalty as punishment to those involved in the failed coup attempt.