Erdogan’s Crackdown at a Glance

Erdogan’s Crackdown at a Glance

September 2018 / (12 pages)

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Under the state of emergency in place since July 2016, the president presides over the cabinet, which can pass decrees without parliamentary scrutiny or the possibility of appeal to the constitutional court. Many decrees adopted contained measures that undermine human rights safeguards and conflict with Turkey’s international human rights obligations.