More than 60.000 people …
More than 50,000 people have been fired or suspended over the attempt to overthrow the government, including police, generals and admirals, teachers, judges and civil servants among others. The country will need a major restructuring of its security forces, having gutted the leadership of its military, with at least 118 generals and admirals detained, stripping the general-rank command of the Turkish military by a third, according to Turkish state broadcaster TRT. Authorities have also suspended 8,777 Ministry of Interior personnel, mostly police, as well as 100 Turkish intelligence service personnel. CNN.com
"Turkey's education ministry has revoked the licenses of 21,000 teachers working in private institutions, an official at the ministry told Reuters on Tuesday, part of an expanding government crackdown following a failed coup attempt.
The announcement came shortly after a report that the High Education Board had ordered the resignation of 1,577 deans at all universities across Turkey." Reuters
Does anyone wish to argue that Tayyip Sultan is not attempting to create a totalitarian state? pl
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