According to Turkey’s Top Court, Killing Soldiers During Coup Is OK

More than four years after Turkey’s bloody mutiny, the top court gave its blessing for the mob lynching of surrendered soldiers on an Istanbul Bridge. The perpetrators will face no prosecution.

Image for post
Image for post
People lynch soldiers after they were surrendered on an Istanbul Bridge on July 16, 2016, after a bungled coup attempt.
Image for post
Image for post
Image for post
Image for post

Virginia-based journalist and writer. Politics, culture, art, and technology. American political affairs, Turkey, the MidEast, and beyond. Twitter: @abyasun

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store