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Erdogan Purges 8,000 Cops As Europe Voices Concern Coup Was Staged With “Prepared Arrest Lists” | Zero Hedge

Overnight Turkish president Erdogan’s counter-coup witch hunt continued, when thousands of police officers were suspended on Monday, widening a systemic purge of Erdogan’s enemies first in the armed forces and then judiciary after a failed military coup, now focusing on the interior police force, and raising concern among European allies that it was abandoning the rule of law. Reuters reports that at least 8,000 police officers have been removed from their posts on suspicion of links to Friday’s coup bid by a faction in the army.

Source: Erdogan Purges 8,000 Cops As Europe Voices Concern Coup Was Staged With “Prepared Arrest Lists” | Zero Hedge


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