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Turkish Schools, Charities Close in Erdogan's First State-of-Emergency Decree

More than 1,000 private schools have been closed in Turkey, as well as a thousand or so various associations and foundations, as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan released his first decree since declaring a three-month state of emergency. After a coup attempt last week failed to topple him and his government, President Erdogan also decreed that suspects can be detained for up to 30 days without charges - a stark change from the previous maximum of four days. Among the 1,229...

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