Controversial security bill passes, CHP says will appeal to Constitutional Court

March 27, 2015 5:09 PM

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After more than a month of struggle that has included brawls, Parliament has passed a security bill harshly criticized for paving the way for a police state, while the main opposition party has said it will bring the new law before the Constitutional Court.

Parliament, which had previously passed 67 articles of the bill despite the opposition's efforts to filibuster the assembly, voted after midnight on Thursday in favor of the remaining two articles that deal with enforcement and when the bill will come into effect.

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