AKP withdraws motion that would have released rapists

3 Dec 2016 5 years old
AKP withdraws motion that would have released rapists
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The Turkish government was forced to do a U-Turn on a proposed new bill which, if passed, would have allowed rapists to avoid punishment if they married their victims. Hundreds of thousands rallied against the proposed new law, which was widely condemned across the world. Nonetheless, the prime minister has the audacity to claim that the motion was being withdrawn because of a “misunderstanding” and not because it was controversial.

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