March 2017

Claim: No possibility of appeal against decrees in Turkey

2017-03-22 08:35 GMT
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On 16 March 2017, The Washington Post published an article written by academic Seyla Benhabib in which it was claimed that in Turkey it is impossible to appeal against the rulings of decrees having the force of law (DHFL), which resulted in the suspension or removal of thousands of public servants after a failed coup attempt against the Turkish government in July last year.

The author wrote: