Turkey: Spy Agency Law Opens Door to Abuse

A new law on Turkey’s National Intelligence Agency greatly increases its surveillance powers while threatening journalists who expose its abuses with prison terms, Human Rights Watch said today. The law would decrease state accountability, media freedom, and the right to privacy. Several of its key provisions should be amended without delay because they violate Turkey’s obligations under international human rights law and domestic laws.

Read more here: http://www.hrw.org/news/2014/04/29/turkey-spy-agency-law-opens-door-abu…

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