Turkey marks the anniversary of the failed coup under strict government campaign
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and members of the opposition participated in the ceremony on Saturday to mark the first anniversary of the failed coup attempt that took place last year at the moment of unity celebration was overshadowed by the shadow of the comprehensive cleansing campaigns that are shaking the community since then.
The pool was in the parliament and one of the first gatherings scheduled for the weekend to commemorate the night of July 15 , when thousands came down unarmed civilians into the streets to challenge the rogue soldiers who drove tanks and military aircraft and bombed the parliament in an attempt to seize power.
More than 240 people died before aborting the coup in the review of the popular will , which ended more likely decades of military intervention in Turkish politics. But along with the wave of nationalism, the greatest impact of the coup was the long - term crackdown.
The dismissal took place about 150 thousand people or stop them from their jobs in the public service and the private sector as more than 50 thousand people were arrested on suspicion of links to the coup. The government said on Friday it had fired another seven thousand police officers, government officials and academics on suspicion of links to the cleric Fethullah Colin , who is accused of masterminding the coup attempt.
The Prime Minister said Ben Ali Yildirim , while Erdogan and members of the opposition parties are pursuing "did not give up our sovereignty to his enemies and stuck to democracy even Almut..hala monsters certainly will receive a more severe punishment under the law."
Critics, including human rights groups and some Western governments that Erdogan uses a state of emergency declared after the coup to target opposition figures including rights activists and politicians loyal to the Kurds and journalists.
The pro-Kurdish Democratic Peoples ' Party , represented by the deputy chairman of the party since the leaders of the party in the prison, as well as local members of Amnesty International and nearly 160 journalists according to CPJ.
* The destruction of justice
and during the ceremony held in parliament denounced the opposition Republican People 's Party , the leader of what he described as undermining democracy in the wake of the coup attempt.
Kamal said Ihsanoglu Kulaijaddar "This parliament , which has stood the bombs obsolete and dissipated power" in reference to the April / April , which Erdogan won a narrow margin and executive powers granted wide referendum.
"In the last year it destroyed justice. Instead of rapid settlement imposed a permanent state of emergency."
Ihsanoglu concluded Kulaijaddar this month , " the march of justice" , which lasted 25 days , during which cut 425 kilometers from Ankara to Istanbul to protest against the arrest of a parliamentary deputy from the Republican People 's Party. Although the media pro-government ignored the march to a large extent , it reached its peak at a rally in Istanbul to protest the government 's actions.
Ahead on July 15 solutions anniversary of the failed coup and the Turkish media provided significant coverage of the failed attempt that occurred last year , and some channels broadcast continuous coverage of young men and veiled mothers face armed soldiers and tanks in Istanbul.
A young man named Ismet Dogan (20 years) , he took to the streets of Istanbul with his friends the night of the coup after they heard a call Erdogan to challenge the soldiers. The site (Ta.ar.ta) news that the soldiers shot him dead in his legs.
He added , "My friends and I said 'we have one country if we die Flanmt men'."
He continued , "all those who were with me there came to death. One was not afraid of death."
Turkish authorities have sacked more than seven thousand employees in the police and the staff of ministries and university professors such as the anniversary of the coup attempt on Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
This comes within a large purge of state institutions , including the judiciary, police and education in response to the unrest that took place last year.
Turkish authorities accuse the movement linked to the cleric Fethullah Gulen of masterminding the coup attempt to overthrow Erdogan.
It denies Gulen, who is still in the United States, his involvement in the attempt. The United States is opposed to the Turkish authorities have so far handed over to them.
The latest wave came from the decision on layoffs June 5, but the decision was published in the official newspaper Friday.
The resolution says that the sacked staff "people decide that they are working against state security or members of a terrorist organization".
Among the respondents of the resolution 2303 of the police and 302 university professors. Inventory 342 of the army rank of police officers, according to Reuters news agency said.
Turkey has already fired more than 150 thousand of officials since the coup attempt, and arrested 50 thousand of the army, police and other sectors.
The government says that these measures are necessary in view of the security threats faced, but Erdogan 's opponents say he is using the campaign to get rid of the political opposition.
The spread in Istanbul banners to commemorate the coup attempt and posters depicting people dealing with soldiers of the pro-coup.
It is expected to organize rallies and Erdogan 's speech to Parliament at the same moment when his headquarters was bombed.