Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan attends an interview with Reuters at the Presidential Palace in Ankara, Turkey, July 21, 2016. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Turkey’s Erdogan orders closure of more schools, extends detention period

The state of emergency allows the president and government to pass laws without first having to win parliamentary support and also allows them to curb or suspend rights and freedoms as they deem necessary.

  • Flyboy

    Sounds like the advent of Nazi Germany on the heels of Hitler’s Reichtag Fire.

  • Alain

    The fascist Left must be green with envy. I know our Liberals, especially our puppet PM, are.

  • vwVwwVwv
    • Alain

      The UN is far too busy condemning Israel for invented and non existent crimes to take notice.