The night Turkey changed forever

By Piero Castellano

The night that changed Turkey forever began with soldiers blocking Istanbul’s bridges and the scream of F16 jets flying low over Ankara’s roofs. With thousands dismissed from their jobs this week and the Justice and Development Party stronger than ever, the legacy of this fateful night is still unfolding.

Supporters of President Erdogan in Kizilay square the day after the failed coup with Turkish and Ottoman flags.