A Turkish parliamentary commission has approved a bill late on Monday to remove immunity from prosecution from nearly a quarter of the country’s lawmakers.
The Turkish parliamentary commission proposal would amend the constitution with a temporary clause.
This could remove protection from prosecution from 129 of the Grand National Assembly’s 550 deputies.
The targeted lawmakers, who come from all four parliamentary parties, have had a total of 562 criminal proceedings lodged against them.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.