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Rights groups urge EU action against post-coup abuses in Turkey (Turkey Purge)
22 Apr 2017
BY INDEX ON CENSORSHIP

A letter written on Friday to Frederica Mogherini, EU high representative for foreign affairs and security policy, and Donald Tusk, president of the European Council, by a group of human rights and journalist organizations expresses concern about yet another extension of a state of emergency in Turkey, saying that “the far-reaching discretionary powers exercised by the Turkish authorities during the nine months of the state of emergency have deeply undermined the rule of law and human rights safeguards.” Read the full article

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