Second anniversary of the failed coup attempt in Turkey


People attend a memorial ceremony marking the second anniversary of the failed coup attempt on the Bosphorus Bridge in Istanbul,15 July 2018. 


The names of the 251 people killed resisting the attempted coup were read on the bridge as crowds waved Turkish flags and lit up the bridge with their mobile phones. 


Nearly 2,400 people have been convicted for links to the coup attempt and 1,624 have received life sentences. Also since July 15th 2016, more than 100 000 people have been dismissed.



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