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One year after the failed coup in Turkey, the crackdown continues
Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, beamed as he looked upon the sea of red Turkish flags nearly a year ago. Millions had gathered in Istanbul’s Yenikapı Square near the shore of the Sea of Marmara for a roaring celebration of the people’s sacrifice and victory against coup plotters who had nearly overthrown the democratically elected government. It was a rare show of unity, with citizens of all stripes overtaken by patriotic sentiment. Read more HERE.