Turkey urged to loosen grip on judiciary

Human Rights Watch says Turkish president should veto new law that curbs the independence of the judiciary.

    Turkey's president is being urged by Human rights Watch to veto a new law that gives the government more control over the appointment of judges and prosecutors.

    Critics say it threatens the independence of the judiciary.

    Al Jazeera's Omar Al Saleh reports from Ankara.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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