World For attempted coup: a total of 337 life sentences in Turkey
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A Turkish court has handed life sentences to former military commanders and fighter jet pilots who bombed police compounds and the parliament building in Ankara The Grand National Assembly of Turkey building in Ankara on July 16, 2016, after it was bombed during an attempted coup .
A Turkish court on Thursday sentenced some of nearly 500 suspects to life in jail over a 2016 coup attempt against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the A total of 475 people were on trial, 365 of them in custody. "Aggravated life sentences " come with tougher terms than a normal life sentence .
In the main proceedings for the attempted coup in Turkey, a court in Ankara on Thursday imposed life sentences on 337 defendants. They were found guilty of violating the Constitution, "attempted assassination of the President," and manslaughter, according to court documents. 60 other defendants received prison sentences in the mammoth trial, there were 75 acquittals. A total of almost 500 suspects were on trial for the attempt to overthrow the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
The convicts include officers and pilots of the Turkish armed forces. The pilots are said to have bombed several buildings in Ankara from the air during the coup attempt. The officers were charged with leading the coup from the Akinci military base. According to official Turkish information, more than 250 people were killed in the attempted coup in July 2016.
The Turkish government blames the movement of the Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen for the attempted coup. He has lived in exile in the US since 1999; he denies the allegations. After the attempted coup, the Turkish government drastically tightened its crackdown on the opposition. Hundreds of lawsuits have been launched across the country. Tens of thousands of people were arrested and tens of thousands of civil servants fired. (afp)
Turkey to detain 82 military officers over alleged Gulen links .
Detentions part of the latest operation against suspected backers of US-based preacher accused of a 2016 failed coup.Operations targeting the network of United States-based religious leader and businessman Fethullah Gulen have continued under a four-year-long crackdown since the attempted coup in July 2016 to topple President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
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