As the fallout from Turkey’s failed coup continues, Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus told reporters the country will suspend its honoring of the European Human Rights Convention while it implements a state of emergency. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday announced a three-month state of emergency, and the country’s parliament was set to approve the measure on Thursday. In the aftermath of the coup, Turkey issued a blanket ban on academics leaving the country and has implemented a wide-ranging purge of 50,000 government workers, journalists, soldiers, police, judges, and students.
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