President Erdogan has been warned not to use the failed coup in Turkey as a “blank cheque” to bypass democratic principles.
Six thousand people have been arrested over the uprising amid growing fears the government will use the attempted putsch as a cover for cracking down on legitimate dissent.
High-ranking soldiers and 2,700 judges are among those to have been detained following clashes in which 265 people were killed.
More… Torture and murder in streets of Turkey
Harrowing scenes are reported by the world’s media as soldiers are beaten, tortured and murdered in open streets all around Turkey today.
The aftermath of the military coup that began last night is proving to be quite bloody as horrific scenes takes place by Islamist Erdogan supporters all around Turkey today.