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Turkey Coup Crackdown Now Reaches Over 100,000 and Counting

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(Worthy News) - The scale of Turkey’s crackdown on alleged government opponents following last year’s attempted coup was confirmed by a top official, as the nation prepares to mark the anniversary of the failed putsch amid deepening concern over the rule of law, Bloomberg reported.

Authorities have fired 103,824 state employees and suspended 33,483 more since the July 15 bid to seize power by a section of the military, Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus said in an interview. The purge of suspected followers of U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, accused by the government of orchestrating the coup attempt, is necessary to ensure national security, he said.

Judicial bodies have processed the cases of 168,206 people linked to the takeover attempt, the Justice Ministry said. About 48,000 have been released from custody but remain under court monitoring, it added. [ Source: Bloomberg ]

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  1. The coup attempt in Turkey was funded and supported by the CIA. That's why on the very next day 50,000 Turks and security officials (including police and military) surrounded the U.S. base at Incirlik, and the Pentagon decided to move all the nukes from Incirlik to other missile sites.
    Does anyone remember? I do!
    So, WHY did President Erdogan think that the U.S. was behind the coup attempt?
    And we wonder why other nations don't trust the U.S.
    This was all while Obama was President. That explains allot.

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