Tagged: Turkey

Turkish Backed Rebels Leaked Video – September 2016

Leaked video showing either Sham Legion or Nour al-Din al-Zenki making a video with a cell phone ‘roughing’ up a teenager in what may be a forced confession prior to execution.

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The subtitles in the video below are generated by YouTube “auto-translator” which is not 100% accurate, it does offer a foundation for ideas of what the dialogue contains. (archive.org)

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Turkey – Coup d’état – July 2016

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Turkey has yet again convulsed through yet another coup attempt with nearly 170 people dead and over eleven hundred injured. This time the alleged agitator is Fethullah Gulen, who resides in America.

Fethullah Gulen

The scenes in the video below show tanks running people over and helicopters firing on unarmed civilians. The situation is now contained as some three thousand ‘soldiers’ have now either surrendered or capitulated in custody. A Stalin purge will ripple through the Turkish military and ruling elite, as diplomatic machination begin for a helicopter crew who landed in Greece and who now seek asylum. (here) Could there be more instability in Turkey?

For more information a listing of previous coups in Turkey (wiki) and the 2013 NYT article (here).

video : tanks and helicopters attack citizens

video : President  Binali Yildirim Press Conference (condensed)