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Turkey Military Coup Trial

Turkey's Sledgehammer Case: A Severe Blow to Militarism Within

Yavuz Baydar | Posted 12.01.2012 | World
Yavuz Baydar

After a painful, intensely debated judicial process which took 21 months, Turkey's most spectacular and critical coup trial, branded by its code name "Sledgehammer," ended with not much surprise when 326 people, almost all of them officers, were sentenced to long imprisonment by a court in Istanbul.

Turkey Convicts Over 300 Military Officers Over Failed Coup

AP | SUZAN FRASER | Posted 09.21.2012 | World

ANKARA, Turkey -- A Turkish court on Friday convicted 326 military officers, including the former air force and navy chiefs, of plotting to overthrow ...