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EU Human Rights Groups Warn Turkey on Death Penalty

Human rights groups in Europe are urging Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan to exercise restraint as he pushes to implement the death penalty in the wake of last month's failed coup against him. The call for reinstatement of the death penalty has become frequent in the weeks since the failed coup attempt as Erdogan carries out a massive purge of those suspected of taking part it in it. The purge has mostly targeted members of the military, police and intelligence services,...

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