Tightening Grip on Turkey, Erdogan Closes Private Schools, Charities and Unions

July 23, 2016 1:09 PM

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This is his first decree since imposing a state of emergency after a failed military coup.

REUTERS - President Tayyip Erdogan tightened his grip on Turkey on Saturday, ordering the closure of thousands of private schools, charities and other institutions in his first decree since imposing a state of emergency after the failed military coup.

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