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Legal news from Sunday, July 25, 2010
by Hillary Stemple

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday stated his willingness to consider changes to a law that allows the military to interfere in domestic matters. Article 35 of Turkish Armed Forces Services Law, which gives the military the authority to intervene in domestic affairs in certain situations, has been used in the past to …

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by Erin Bock

Israel will likely not cooperate with a UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) investigation to look into an Israeli military raid of a flotilla in Gaza that took place at the end of May. While the Israeli government has not yet made an official announcement regarding its position, an unnamed senior Israeli official called the investigation unnecessary and …

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