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Turkey set to extend state of emergency, 32,000 jailed

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has imposed a state of emergency after a failed military coup against him on July 15, 2016Turkey’s top national security body on Wednesday called for an extension of the controversial state of emergency imposed after the July 15 coup that has already seen 32,000 suspects placed under arrest in an unprecedented crackdown. The National Security Council (MGK) said after a meeting in Ankara chaired by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at his presidential palace that the emergency should be extended to ensure “the protection of our democracy, rule of law, rights and freedoms of our citizens”. The state of emergency has provided the legal framework for the biggest crackdown in Turkey’s modern history but also raised alarm among its partners in the European Union and United States.

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