On Sunday Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan continued to find and arrest the conspirators. Government troops arrested about 6 thousand people.
Photos of the mass arrests appeared in social media. They show dozens of people kneeling in the big barn in Ankara, stripped to the waist. In another place, other circulating entities. Widely known in the elite circles. General and former commander of the Turkish air force akÄ±n Ã¶ztÃ¼rk is in police custody in Ankara. Another picture shows the General, along with 26 other accused Erdogan's failed coup attempt. Among 6 thousand of those arrested are senior aides and military who held high positions. The arrests will continue, said Turkish foreign Minister.
Bar Association of Ankara will be expected to provide counsel to protect humans during a scheduled speech at the court in Ankara on Monday. So far lawyers say they did not have access to these people.
Thousands of soldiers were arrested. During the attempted coup, killed 290 people and more than 1,400 injured. Erdogan said he wants to remove the "viruses" of all state institutions.
On Sunday, speaking at the funeral, Erdogan said that does not preclude the return of the death penalty to the criminals who participated in the coup. As the crowd chanted "We want the return of the death penalty," he said, "We cannot ignore the request of the people in a democratic state - it is your right."
"This right must be evaluated by the relevant authorities, the Constitution and the decision can be made," Erdogan said in a live broadcast on television.
Eight Turkish soldiers flew by helicopter to Alexandroupolis, Greece, after a failed coup attempt, where he was arrested and charged with "illegal entry" into Greece. The Prime Minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras said that they will be issued within "15 to 20 days."
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