"EU enlargement: Turkey must do more to protect basic freedoms
Human rights − 27-10-2010 - 11:21
The outcome of Turkey's constitutional reform referendum was a step towards EU accession, but Turkey must do more, both to protect press and religious freedoms and to resolve the northern Cyprus issue, Enlargement Commissioner Stefan Füle told a joint meeting of MEPs and Turkish MPs on Tuesday. This echoed concerns, voiced at a Human Rights Committee hearing on Monday, about lack of press freedom, the imprisonment of conscientious objectors, and the treatment of Turkey's Kurdish minority. "
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