Tag: Fethullah Gulen
All 249 foreign ministry personnel arrests are in line over their links to a movement led by US-based Muslim preacher Fethullah Gulen blamed for the 2016 coup.
To date, tens of thousands have been taken into custody by the Turkish government for their role in the 2016 attempted coup.
The court's decision finalises prison sentences under five years and the rest will now go to a higher court.
Metin Topuz, who liaised with the US Drug Enforcement Agency for the American mission, is accused of having links to US-based Muslim preacher Fethullah Gulen.
Polis menjalankan siri serbuan ke atas kumpulan yang didakwa menyokong pendakwah Fethullah Gulen sejak percubaan merampas kuasa Julai 2016.
The Ankara public prosecutor's indictment came nearly two years after Andrei Karlov was shot dead in by off-duty Turkish policeman Mevlut Mert Altintas while inaugurating a photo exhibition in Ankara.
Tiga anggota berpangkat kolonel, 2 leftenan kolonel, 6 major dan 3 kapten antara yang diarahkan ditahan dalam operasi dijalankan di ibu negara dan 15 wilayah.
Prosecutors in Ankara issued arrest warrants for 110 active duty personnel in the air force as part of a probe into followers of US-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen.
The purge has targeted not just alleged supporters of Fethullah Gulen, the US-based preacher blamed for the coup, but also Kurdish activists and leftists.
The coup resulted in 248 deaths and left over 2,000 injured.
The six Turkish citizens were arrested in Kosovo last week at Turkey’s request over alleged links to schools financed by the Gülen movement.
Fethullah Gülen and seven others were arrested over the assassination of Andrei Karlov, who was then the Russian ambassador to Turkey.
Amnesty's Europe director Gauri van Gulik denounces 'odd legal manoeuvres' used to keep Taner Kilic behind bars.
The Turkish government found no links between the civil servants and the failed coup of 2016.
Among the suspects, according to a state-run news agency, were 7 colonels and 9 lieutenant colonels from Turkey's gendarmerie force.
Turkey has issued detention warrants for 216 people suspected of being linked to the 2016 coup attempt.
The Turkish embassy in Washington repeated Ankara’s request for the extradition of the cleric, Fethullah Gulen, but said Turkey would not operate outside the law to achieve that goal.
The interior ministry said the list comprised people who are being investigated by the prosecutors and whose whereabouts are not known.
Ramai yang mendakwa 3 lelaki Turki yang ditahan atas dakwaan terbabit kegiatan keganasan oleh kerajaan Reccep Tayyip Erdogan kini berdepan penyeksaan di Turki.
Video kabur itu merakamkan perbalahan sahabat kepada Ismet Ozcelik dengan anggota keselamatan yang tiba untuk menahannya.
The Guardian melaporkan Turgay Karaman dalam akaun media sosialnya mempromosikan pelbagai buku seperti masakan Turki dan sufisme, cabang mistik Islam yang dibenci penyokong tegar jihad.
Negara itu ada hubungan rapat dengan Turki, enggan menyokong Fethullah Gulen yang dipertanggungjawabkan sebagai dalang cubaan rampasan kuasa di Turki.
Erdogan told CNN a formal request for the extradition of the 75-year-old Gulen would be submitted in the coming days.
Gulen, 75, was once a close ally of Erdogan but the two fell out in recent years, as Erdogan became suspicious of the so-called Gulenist movement's powerful presence in Turkish society, including the media, police and judiciary.