Riot police leave a courthouse during the trial of 497 defendants. Photo: AP Riot police leave a courthouse during the trial of 497 defendants. Photo: AP
Riot police leave a courthouse during the trial of 497 defendants. Photo: AP
Turkey

Turkey jails 32 former soldiers for life over failed 2016 coup attempt

  • The failed coup included a raid on Turkey’s main state television broadcaster, whose newscaster was forced to read out a statement from the military junta leaders
  • Turkey accuses US-based Muslim preacher Fethullah Gulen of masterminding the failed coup, a claim he has repeatedly denied

Topic |   Turkey
Riot police leave a courthouse during the trial of 497 defendants. Photo: AP Riot police leave a courthouse during the trial of 497 defendants. Photo: AP
Riot police leave a courthouse during the trial of 497 defendants. Photo: AP
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