Governor declares state of emergency in violence hit US city
Sep22

Governor declares state of emergency in violence hit US city

The governor of the southern US state of North Carolina declared a state of emergency following a second night of unrest in Charlotte ignited by the fatal police shooting of a black man. Governor Pat McCrory said on Twitter that along with declaring the state of emergency, he was activating the National Guard and Highway Patrol officers to assist local law enforcement.   “We cannot tolerate violence. We cannot tolerate the...

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Turkey declares three-month state of emergency
Jul21

Turkey declares three-month state of emergency

The Turkish government declared a three-month-long state of emergency throughout the country late on July 20, in a bid to tighten its grip on security as it launched extensive operations against suspected members of the outlawed organization allegedly behind the recent failed military coup attempt.  The primary implication of the decision taken by the cabinet, in line with Article 120 of the constitution, is the limitation it will...

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