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Erdogan Renews Call for the Death Penalty

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan reiterated his support for the death penalty, saying its reinstatement would fulfill the wishes of the Turkish majority. At a rally Sunday in the southeastern Turkish city of Gaziantep, Erdogan told hundreds of people his remarks were also directed at members of the Turkish parliament. "I am now conveying your request once again," Erdogan said of the death penalty. "They should assess this issue and make a decision. I would approve...

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