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Europe’s top rights body slams Turkey’s emergency decrees

ANKARA, Turkey: Experts from Europe’s top human rights body on Friday expressed concerns over decrees issued by Turkey’s government that removed elected mayors from posts and replaced them with unelected officials.Following last year’s coup attempt Turkey declared a state of ...

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Saudi king decrees women be allowed to drive

RIYADH/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Saudi King Salman on Tuesday ordered that women be allowed to drive cars, ending a conservative tradition seen by rights activists as an emblem of the Islamic kingdom’s repression of women. The kingdom has been widely criticized ...

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