Political Risk

Erdogan signals death penalty return after coup attempt

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he is ready to reinstate the death penalty “if the people demand it”, following the recent coup attempt.

He was addressing supporters outside his Istanbul residence who were chanting for capital punishment to be restored.
EU officials have warned that Turkey’s bid to join the bloc would be finished if Ankara restored the death penalty.

Source: Turkey coup attempt: Erdogan signals death penalty return – BBC News

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