Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on the latest developments in Turkey

November 8th, 2016 § 0 comments

The declaration, which was published today, expresses concerns about the renewed considerations to introduce a bill to parliament to reinstate the death penalty; continued restrictions on the freedom of expression; the recent arrest of representatives of an opposition party; and the detention of members of Parliament. It also condemns the terrorist attack in Diyarbakir. It calls on Turkey to safeguard its parliamentary democracy, including the respect for human rights, the rule of law, fundamental freedoms and the right of everyone to a fair trial, also in conformity with its commitments as a candidate country. Read the full text of the declaration here.

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