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Detained Turkish soldiers who allegedly took part in a military coup arrive with their hands bound behind their backs at the Istanbul Justice Palace (Adalet Sarayi) on July 20, 2016, following the failed military coup attempt of July 15. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on July 20 chaired a crunch …

Making Room for Coup Plotters: Turkey May Release up to 93K Convicts

The government of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has issued a decree to initially release an estimated 38,000 in an apparent effort to make space for thousands of accused plotters detained in connection with last month’s failed military coup attempt.