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Turkey – forthcoming opinion on the legal framework for the imposition of curfews – visit to the country

26/04/2016 - 27/04/2016

Ankara - In the framework of a recent request of the Monitoring Committee of the Parliamentary Assembly, the Venice Commission is preparing an opinion, to be adopted in June 2016, on the legal framework for the imposition of curfews in Turkey. The rapporteurs visited Ankara on 26-27 April to exchange views with the relevant authorities - Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Interior, under Secretariat of Public Order and Security, the Constitutional Court – as well as with the representatives of political parties and of the civil society.

The delegation of the Commission is as follows:

Ms Hanna SUCHOCKA, 1st Vice - President, Venice Commission, Poland
Mr Ghazi JERIBI, Member, Tunisia
Ms Artemiza-Tatiana CHISCA, Head of the Division of the Democratic Institution and Fundamental Rights, Secretariat of the Venice Commission

The draft opinion will be discussed at the next plenary session which takes place on 10-11 June 2016 in Venice.
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