EU calls post-coup decisions "unacceptable"
CHP, pro-Kurdish party lawmakers oppose the state of emergency
Turkey plans to suspend European Convention on Human Rights
Turks found their country locked in a state of emergency Thursday as their President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, vowed to root out perceived enemies of the state following a failed coup over the weekend.
The three-month emergency status gives the President and his Cabinet sweeping new powers that Erdogan says are aimed at tackling a looming “threat to democracy.”