Mass Turkey coup plot trial begins
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Turkey coup: Mass trial begins amid protests

Almost 500 people arrested after last year's failed coup in Turkey have appeared in court accused of taking part in the plot.

Some of the handcuffed defendants were jeered as they were individually escorted into court by police and armed guards in front of TV cameras.

The trial near Ankara focuses on events at the Akinci air base which it is alleged was the plotters' headquarters.

  • 01 Aug 2017