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Turkish court jails hundreds for life over 2016 coup plot against country’s president

A Turkish court has sentenced hundreds of military and civilian personnel at an air base to life prison sentences.

A court in Ankara has sentenced a total of 337 defendants, the majority of them ex-soldiers, to life in prison in one of the largest trials linked to the 2016 failed coup by a Turkish military faction.

  • SBS News

The trial – which focused on the Akinci airbase in Ankara, the alleged …

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