Fars News Agency 2013.10.09 13:50
TEHRAN (FNA)- Turkey's appeals court upheld convictions on Wednesday of top
retired military officers for leading a plot to overthrow Prime Minister
Tayyip Erdogan's government a decade ago in a case underlining civilian
dominance over a once all-powerful army.
The court overturned convictions of dozens of less prominent defendants
among more than 300 officers sentenced last September in the "Sledgehammer"
COUP, PLOT, CONVICTION, COURT, SLEDGEHAMMER, DEFENDANT, Turkey