Turkey Seeks Life Sentences for 60 Ex-military Participants in 1997 'Post-modern Coup'

Coups in 1960 and 1980 and a failed 2016 putsch involved overt army use of force, but the resignation of Prime Minister Necmettin Erbakan followed warnings and only a brief appearance of tanks

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FILE PHOTO: A protester wears a gas mask to protect himself as riot in Silivri, Turkey, 2013
FILE PHOTO: A protester wears a gas mask to protect himself as riot in Silivri, Turkey, 2013Credit: Bloomberg

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