The European Parliament adopted Thursday calling out Turkey for its systemic crackdown on fundamental rights.
MEPs slammed the government of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for eroding the independence of Turkey's judicial system in Turkey since an alleged coup attempt failed in July 2016, which later led to a massive purge of hundreds of thousands of state workers accused of colluding with the coup plotters.

European lawmakers called on Erdogan to release the thousands of people who ...

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