Stamping out the last flicker of light in Turkey..
Bloody and brutal revenge of a man that even Nato’s second biggest army couldn’t topple: ANDREW MALONE reports from Istanbul on Erdogan’s brutal wave of repression against his enemies in Turkey
After the abortive coup, the terror. Turkey’s dictatorial president last night launched a brutal wave of repression against his enemies, arresting more than 6,000 soldiers, judges and opposition figures amid barbaric scenes of revenge. As the sun rose over Istanbul yesterday morning, a huge purge was under way by Recep Erdogan’s secret police. There were gruesome accounts and images of Islamic mobs beating to death soldiers said to be linked to the plot.