Turkish parliament passes bill to free thousands from prison amid coronavirus

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey’s parliament on Tuesday passed a law that will allow the release of tens of thousands of prisoners to ease overcrowding in jails and protect detainees from the coronavirus, but which critics slam for excluding those jailed on terrorism charges.

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