The Guardian: Turkey MPs approve state of emergency bill allowing rule by decree
MPs approve measure by 346 votes to 115 as country confirms partial withdrawal from European convention on human rights after failed coup
Turkey’s parliament has approved a bill declaring a state of emergency in the wake of last weekend’s coup attempt and informed the Council of Europe of a partial withdrawal from the European convention on human rights.
Turkey will be required to provide regular updates to the secretary general of the Council of Europe on the measures taken under the state of emergency, according to the terms of the treaty.
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