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Istanbul 13th High Criminal Court ordered members of soccer fan group çArşı to stand trial for charges related to “attempted coup” for their involvement of the Gezi Resistance.
“Our government lives with the fear that any act opposing them is intentional and aimed at toppling them… try to neutralise all dissent channels,” Ilter Turan, professor of Political Science at Istanbul Bilgi University, told Reuters. (Writing b
Istanbul court accepts ‘coup attempt’ indictment against football fans
An Istanbul court has accepted the indictment charging members of the çArşı supporters’ group of a ‘coup attempt’ against the government
The crime of an attempted coup
Hurriyet Daily News
In the indictment prepared for the football fan club çArşı, life sentences are asked for 35 defendants for the crime of attempting to stage a coup.