Turkey sentences 38 soldiers to life imprisonment for the 2016 coup | World | America Edition

With life sentences for 38 former high-ranking officials of the Turkish Army, one of the last macro trials for the failed 2016 coup in Turkey was closed on Wednesday, in which almost half a thousand people have been charged.

Among those sentenced to life imprisonment by an Ankara court are two colonels who stormed the public radio television (TRT) building during the night of the riot and forced a female announcer to read the statement announcing the military’s seizure of power .

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