Turkish President Seeks to Extend State of Emergency for 3 More Months

HeadlineJul 17, 2017
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is asking the Turkish Parliament to extend the state of emergency for another three months. Over the weekend, President Erdogan commemorated the first anniversary of the failed military coup and vowed to continue the brutal crackdown against activists, journalists, teachers and opposition lawmakers. He also called for the reinstatement of the death penalty in Turkey.

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