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From an AFP story in The Guardian: Asli Erdoğan, one of Turkey’s most celebrated novelists, was released from jail Thursday, looking exhausted after 132 days of pre-trial detention, declaring that she could barely believe she was free. The writer has … Continue reading
From Reuters’ Gulsen Solaker and Ece Toksabay: ANKARA, Dec 21 (Reuters) – Turkey suspended nearly 2,000 teachers and school employees on Wednesday, an official from the Ministry of Education said, as part of the widening purge that has followed a failed … Continue reading
Skepticism in the main stream media about the supposed coup in Turkey is beginning to emerge. From Reuters‘ Robert-Jan Bartunek: The swift rounding up of judges and others after a failed coup in Turkey indicated the government had prepared a list … Continue reading
From Oran Coskun and Ercan Gursus for Reuters: Turkey purged its police on Monday after rounding up thousands of soldiers in the wake of a failed military coup, and said it could reconsider its friendship with the United States unless … Continue reading
From PressTV: Some of the soldiers detained in Turkey have reportedly told interrogators they were not aware they were part of a coup attempt. They had been told by commanders they were taking part in military maneuvers, the Turkish Hurriyet … Continue reading
Most of these photos were taken from the catalog of Anadolu Agency/Getty Images: There are many, many more.
The photo of the crowds in #Turkey in protest AGAINST the coup is FAKE, already appeared in news posts in 2015 pic.twitter.com/3dKOSjGYqo — ekrispin (@ekrispin) July 15, 2016
Do the Egyptians know something the world doesn’t? Or is this just political move by them to stifle Turkish strongman Erdogan and the Muslim Brotherhood. From AFP in Yahoo News: Egypt’s relations with the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan … Continue reading
From state controlled media: Cumhurbaşkanı Erdoğan ABD’ye Seslendi: “Bu Darbe Girişiminden Sonra Pensilvanya'daki Zatı Artık Bize Teslim Edin" https://t.co/5i7i0dgFqO — T.C.Cumhurbaşkanlığı (@tcbestepe) July 16, 2016 Translation: President Erdogan to the United States, he called out: “this coup Does Surrender to … Continue reading
Writes Adam Lusher for The Independent: Ryan Heath, the senior EU correspondent at Politico, used Twitter to share comments from his “Turkish source”, who called the events of Friday night a “fake coup” which would help a “fake democracy warrior” … Continue reading