BREAKING NEWS: Turkey’s bill ‘to legalise child rape’ WITHDRAWN after mass protests
The legislation would have made sex with underage children legal if the man marries his victim.
The government acted before the bill went before parliament, which is dominated by the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP).
The bill received widespread condemnation from the international community, prompting outrage from citizens a petition was set up online to block the new bill which has already attracted 600,000 signatures.
Turkey is becoming an increasingly dangerous place for women under President Erdogan’s Islamist regime, with statistics showing the murder rate increased by a jaw-dropping 1,400% per cent between 2003 and 2010.
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