Turkey: 1980 coup leaders sentenced to life in prison (16)

ANSAmed 2014.06.18 18:17
The two surviving men have appealed against the sentences Tweet (ANSAmed) - ANKARA, JUNE 18 - Two surviving leaders of Turkey's bloody 1980 military coup were on Wednesday sentenced to life imprisonment, as Anadolu Agency reports today. On September 12, 1980, following years of unrest, a group of generals seized power in the bloodiest political intervention of modern Turkish history.
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