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Turkey Simmers After Controversial Verdictsi
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August 06, 2013 10:12 AM
Discontent is boiling anew in Turkey after a court convicted senior army officers, politicians, writers and others of plotting to overthrow the government. Supporters of the 275 defendants say the verdicts are part of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's campaign to eliminate his enemies. Zlatica Hoke reports.

Turkey Simmers After Controversial Verdicts

Published August 06, 2013

Discontent is boiling anew in Turkey after a court convicted senior army officers, politicians, writers and others of plotting to overthrow the government. Supporters of the 275 defendants say the verdicts are part of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's campaign to eliminate his enemies. Zlatica Hoke reports.


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