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Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Turkey jails hundreds for life over 2016 failed coup attempt” – below is their description.
Hundreds of people have been given life sentences for attempting to topple Turkey’s government four years ago, a defining moment in the rule of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. It is one of the biggest cases related to the failed coup, during which more than 250 people were killed. Al Jazeera’s Sinem Koseoglu reports from Istanbul, Turkey. –Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel
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Istanbul, which straddles Europe and Asia, is the country’s largest city, while Ankara is the capital. The majority of the population identifies as Turkish, around 20% identify as Kurdish.