Turkey Passes Bill Tightening Control of Judiciary (2)

Tasnim Iran 2014.02.15 16:55
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Turkey's parliament passed a bill Saturday tightening government control over the judiciary, with lawmakers violently scuffling over the contested reforms introduced amid a major graft scandal. Fighting erupted overnight with fists flying in the air between ruling party and opposition lawmakers as the bill was debated in a marathon 20- hour sitting. Ali Ihsan Kokturk, lawmaker from the main opposition Republican People's
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