In total, 251 died and more than 2,200 were wounded resisting rogue military units in the attempted coup.
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Ahmed Altan was released from Istanbul’s high-security Silivri prison following the Supreme Court of Appeals’ order.
Sentences handed down for occupying a state broadcaster and forcing anchors to read out a statement.
US State Department calls the accusation by Turkey’s Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu ‘unfounded and irresponsible’.
In one of the biggest cases related to the plot to overthrow the government, 337 ex-pilots and others sentenced to life.
Some 45,000 to be freed until end of May, but politicians, journalists, critics jailed after 2016 coup not included.
Ankara accuses US-based religious leader Fethullah Gulen’s network of masterminding a coup attempt in July 2016.
Ankara puts Palestinian on most-wanted list, accuses exiled former Fatah official of involvement in 2016 coup attempt.
Middle East Eye says the UAE-based ex-Fatah leader dropped the case hours before he was required to disclose documents.
Operations under way to arrest soldiers and civilians over alleged links to a network blamed for the 2016 coup attempt.
Arrest warrants issued for more than 150 suspects over alleged links to US-based cleric blamed for 2016 coup attempt.
Top former military officials accused of leading coup attempt in 2016 are each given 141 ‘aggravated’ life sentences.
The accused were charged with crimes against the state, attempting to kill the president, and the deaths of 249 people.
After years of criticism of a crackdown on dissident following a 2016 attempted coup, Erdogan announces reforms.