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

Apr 7, 2021 | INVESTING

A Turkish court on Wednesday jailed 32 former soldiers for life in a mass trial involving nearly 500 military defendants implicated in a failed 2016 bid to oust President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.In one of the last mammoth trials stemming from a bloody night that turned Erdogan on a more authoritarian course and set off a wave of arrests that continue to this day, an Ankara court heard evidence against the presidential guard.The putsch attempt included a raid on Turkey’s main state television…

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