Nuriye Gülmen and Semih Özakça have been on hunger strike for more than two months since being dismissed under Turkey’s post-coup purge. But international solidarity grows.
Amid declining public support and ahead of the upcoming referendum, Erdoğan’s closest circles take radical steps to stay in power.
The attempted coup on the night of Friday, 15 July, was a surprise for both Turkey and the international community at large. Despite having survived a history replete with coups over the course of the twentieth century, no-one foresaw a further – albeit weak – attempt to take power this century.