• The Turkish authorities are going to detain more than a hundred teachers

  • The Ankara Prosecutor's office issued warrants for the arrest of 103 teachers, suspected of being in the opposition Islamic preacher Fethullah gülen. On Wednesday, November 2, reports the Hürriyet Daily News.

    According to the publication, 31 teacher have been detained during special operations carried out in 16 provinces of Turkey. 22 people, according to some, are abroad.

    On Monday, Turkey detained 13 journalists of the opposition newspaper Cumhurriyet, including editor-in-chief Murat Sabuncu. The guards also searched the homes of the magazine's staff. Detainees accused of supporting the gülen movement and the outlawed Turkey Kurdistan workers ' party.

    The authorities also issued a warrant for the arrest of the former editor-in-chief Cumhurriyet Jana Dündar, who is currently abroad. He was arrested in 2015 for the publication of the secret supply of weapons to militants Ankara to Syria. The prosecution demanded a life prison term, but subsequently a large part of the charges were dropped. In may, Dündar had made an unsuccessful attempt, after which he, fearing for his life, went to a temporary place of residence in Germany.

    An armed rebellion occurred in Turkey in the night of July 16. It was suppressed by the authorities. In the course of the failed coup killed more than 230 people, more than 2.2 thousand were injured. Tens of thousands of Turkish citizens were detained or arrested on suspicion of involvement in the rebellion.

    Authorities accused of organizing the coup living in the U.S. Gulen and demanded that Washington issued a religious figure. Himself opposition condemned the coup attempt and declared his innocence to her.


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