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Turkish Leaders Plan Special Courts, Prisons, 'Graveyard for Traitors' After Coup


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Turkish Leaders Plan Special Courts, Prisons, 'Graveyard for Traitors' After Coup

Nika Knight, staff writer

A day after Turkish leaders revoked licenses, fired, and arrested tens of thousands of teachers and civil servants allegedly linked to last week's failed coup, national authorities on Wednesday promised to establish "a special court for trying coup plotters" as well as "a special prison" for those convicted of taking part in the putsch,


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So it seems that participation in a specific social contract is now to be considered sacred, and a decision to change political discourse is cursed. Turkey is sliding back into the Dark Ages at light speed.If the people allow that garbage to infect their nation, they are setting themselves up for decades of suffering and remorse.


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Reminds me of the Nika riots in Constantinople in AD 532 and the Emperor Justinian I's response. History repeats itself.