ANKARA

The International Jurist Union (UHUB) on Friday called on EU countries to take “emergency measures” following last month’s deadly, xenophobic, and Islamophobic terror attacks in the German city of Hanau.

In a statement, UHUB’s Secretary-General Necati Ceylan conveyed condolences to the families of the victims of the “heinous attack,” and called on “all countries, international communities and NGOs to fulfill their duties and take necessary measures so that these kinds of crimes would not happen again.”

On Feb. 19, a German far-right extremist attacked two cafes, killing nine people with migratory backgrounds in Hanau. The gunman took his life

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