Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Turkey has ordered the arrest of more than 1100 people for connections to US based cleric. Photo: AP

Turkey orders 1,112 arrested for alleged links to cleric Fethullah Gulen after 2016 coup attempt

  • Reports said the operation was mainly in the capital Ankara but spread across 75 provinces
  • More than 77,000 people have been imprisoned pending trial since the 2016 coup attempt and widespread arrests are still routine
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Turkey has ordered the arrest of more than 1100 people for connections to US based cleric. Photo: AP
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