Turkey building new courthouse to deal with tens of thousands arrested after failed coup

Turkey building new courthouse to deal with tens of thousands arrested after failed coup
File photo of some of the soldiers arrested during the failed coup in July.

Up to 32,000 people have been arrested in Turkey after a failed military coup.

The country's Justice Minister has made the claim in an interview with a Kenyan TV station.

The coup in July was been blamed on a US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, who denies any involvement.

There have been so many arrests since the uprising that Turkey is building a new courthouse to deal with the prosecutions.

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