Turkish authorities have arrested 10 former admirals following an open letter criticizing the office of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
The government has released an open letter stating that the history of Turkey has been linked to military coups, with more than 100 former naval officers saying.
Doha-based Al Jazeera has given such news. Turkey’s state news agency Anadolu said the incident would be investigated. It also asked four more suspects to report to Ankara police within the next three days.
According to NTV, these military leaders have resorted to force and violence to violate the constitutional system.
The open letter was signed by 104 Admirals. They made the statement criticizing the president’s office.
Erdogan’s office claims the move is a reminder of Turkey’s past coups.
The 14 suspected admirals have arranged this open letter. Prosecutors have since launched an investigation into the country’s former top naval officials.
The open letter was released on Saturday. “These admirals should know that our nation and its representatives will never harbor such a mentality,” said Erdogan’s spokesman Ibrahim Colin.
The Turkish Defense Ministry said the letter was issued to undermine our democracy.
Bahraini people have rallied for the fourth day in a row to demand the release of political prisoners held in Bahrain’s jails.
Relatives of the detainees are demanding the release of the deadly coronavirus epidemic in Bahrain. News of Tasnim News.
An anti-government movement has been going on in Bahrain since 2011 demanding an end to social and state inequalities and the introduction of participatory governance. As part of the crackdown, the government has detained thousands of people.
The rally on Sunday called on the Al-Khalifa government to ensure the speedy release of prisoners.
Meanwhile, an outbreak of coronavirus has spread in Bahraini prisons. According to the Lebanese Al-Mayadin television channel, the organizers of the rally condemned the government for not providing accurate information on the number of prisoners in the prison. Protesters chanted slogans against the Al-Khalifa government.
Earlier on Thursday, Sheikh Isa Qasim, an influential and veteran Bahraini cleric, warned that prisoners were facing death in prison. That is why he demanded the release of the prisoners.