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Will Turkey be shaken by the pregnancy scandal?

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20.01.2018

The news broken by daily Hürriyet journalist Dinçer Gökçe has devastated our minds, our beliefs and our conscience.

Within a five-month period, 115 children below the age of 18 entered İstanbul’s Kanuni Sultan Süleyman Training and Research Hospital because they were pregnant.

Some 38 of them were younger than 15 years-old and 39 of them were Syrians.

Although legally obliged to notify the authorities of pregnant minors younger than 18 years-old, the hospital has shelved the reports of these 115 children.

A heroic hospital employee notified the prosecutor’s office.

When the prosecutor’s office tried to receive official permission from the governor to launch an investigation, the answer was “there is no need.”

Who will be held responsible?

Who do you think will be held responsible? Obviously the........

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