The Turkish authorities have closed more than a thousand educational institutions in the framework of the emergency

The Turkish government issued a decision on the measures undertaken in the framework of the current national emergency, the Agency Anadolu.

According to the decision, Turkey suspended the activities of 35 health facilities, 1043 private educational institutions, private hostels and boarding houses, 1229 societies and foundations, 19 trade unions, federations and confederations, as well as 15 universities, the open funds.

In addition, the document States that the period of detention during the period of the emergency may not exceed 30 days from the moment of detention.

Earlier, the head of European diplomacy Federica Mogherini called unacceptable the situation with the universities, the courts and the media in Turkey, which emerged after the coup attempt.

“We clearly given to understand our Turkish friends that we fully support democratic institutions, the legitimate institutions. Can’t be justification for a situation in which reaction to [the coup attempt] may violate the fundamental freedoms and rights”, — said Mogherini, speaking at the Carnegie endowment for international peace.

A state of emergency was introduced in Turkey on 21 July after the attempted coup d’état by the military on the night of 16 July. It is assumed that the state of emergency will operate in the country for three months.

“The aim of introduction of state of emergency will be a quick and effective measures to prevent threats to democracy, the rule of law, rights and freedoms of our citizens”, — said the President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the TV channel Al Jazeera.

After the failure of the rebellion, the Turkish authorities also suspended the European Convention on human rights.

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