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Turkey condemns 74 people to life imprisonment for their role in coup d’état in 2016

f7fd4f0a547e2a062f277ad3737b0e4e - Turkey condemns 74 people to life imprisonment for their role in coup d'état in 2016

A court in Ankara last Thursday, 74 people have been sentenced to lifetime prison sentences for their involvement in the failed coup d’état in 2016. Among the convicts are also helicopter pilots of the army.

Some of the pilots are accused of helikopteraanvallen completed on the presidential palace, the parliament and the headquarters of the police in Ankara.

Also got 45 people to prison sentences up to 18 years and were 31 people acquitted. The Turkish government says that the Turkish preacher Fethullah Gulen, who is in the United States, behind the failed coup, in which more than 250 people were killed.

In Turkey there are more than 30,000 people in prison because they allegedly with links to Gulen.