Dozens of officers and soldiers have gone on trial in Istanbul for their alleged role in the failed military coup in July.
The 28 officers and 34 privates allegedly seized control of Istanbul’s Sabiha Gokcen Airport on the night of the attempt. They are accused of crimes against the state and face life terms in prison if convicted.
Some of the defendants have denied the charges. insisting they were led to believe they were taking part in a drill.| | | Next → |