"Turkey broadens scope of anti-terrorism laws
29 Jun 2006 19:43:25 GMT
ANKARA, June 29 (Reuters) - Turkey's parliament passed a law on Thursday increasing the number of crimes classified as terrorism in legislation that has worried the European Union and been criticised by rights groups as an invitation to torture.
The government says the law is needed to fight resurgent Kurdish separatist rebels who have stepped up attacks in the last two years after calling off their unilateral ceasefire."
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