Turkey withdraws from Istanbul convention to combat violence against women

By Gul Tuysuz and Isil Sariyuce, CNN Updated 7:31 AM ET, Sun March 21, 2021 Hundreds protest Turkey withdrawing from international treaty to protect women 02:27 Istanbul, Turkey (CNN) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has withdrawn his country from an international treaty

Majority of U.S. senators urge Biden to press Turkey on rights

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A bipartisan majority of the U.S. Senate on Tuesday urged President Joe Biden’s administration to push Turkey to do more to protect human rights. Fifty-four of the 100 senators signed the letter, which accused Turkish President Recep