Last night, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called for a three-month state of emergency, following last week’s failed coup attempt. The move allows Erdogan to act more quickly against those suspected of being involved in the plot.
Here & Now’s Meghna Chakrabarti speaks with Zeynep Tufekci of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She was in Turkey during the recent coup attempt.
This segment aired on July 21, 2016.