Ali Avcı, a producer of one of AKP’s propaganda films, “Chief” and the director of “Awakening” has been taken into custody.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has used the events of July 15, 2016, to justify a crackdown on opponents, but the extent of coup plot remains unclear.
rsf.org – Jul 13, 6:20 AM

A year ago, on 15 July 2016, the Turkish people managed to thwart a bloody coup attempt. But instead of reflecting the people’s democratic aspirations in its response, the government has carried out an unprecedented crackdown on the pretext of

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan planned to stress perils nation faced to justify crackdown but mass rally has reinvigorated opposition

Opposition to Turkey’s authoritarian president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has been re-energised by the success of a month-long, cross-country anti-government “justice march” and last weekend’s unprecedented mass rally in Istanbulattended by more than a million Turks.

Austria has barred Turkish Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci from entering the country to attend an event marking the anniversary of the July 2016 coup attempt, a spokesman for Austria’s Foreign Ministry said on July 10

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