Turkey to temporarily suspend the European Convention on Human Rights

Source : 112 Ukraine

ECHR to be suspended for 1 - 1,5 months due to announcing a statea of emergencyfollowing the attempted coup
15:56, 21 July 2016

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Turkey will temporarily suspend the implementation of European Convention on Human Rights due to announcing a state of emergency following the attempted coup. According to The Independent, Numan Kurtulmus, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister said on Thursday that Turkey would “follow the example set by France when it did so following last November's attacks by ISIS militants in Paris.”

He assured that basic rights and freedoms won’t be discriminated.

He also stated that state of emergency will last for a month or a month and a half. S it was reported earlier, President Recep Erdogan introduced the state of emergency for 3 months.

See also: WikiLeaks published online a correspondence of the Turkish AKP

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