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Opposition HDP launches march under tight security

Turkey's opposition Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) on June 15 started the "March for Democracy against Coup" in the northwestern province of Edirne and the southeastern province of Hakkari.

The march, which aimed to end in the capital Ankara on June 20, has faced restrictions including bans on entry and exit to some provinces due to the novel coronavirus outbreak.

274 FETÖ coup cases out of 289 finalized: Justice minister

A total of 274 cases out of the 289 on the issue of the 2016 coup attempt have been completed and the proceedings for the other 15 are continuing, Justice Minister Abdülhamit Gül told Anadolu Agency on June 16.
Gül said works into the coup cases were continuing even during the pandemic, adding that the Turkish judiciary has been fighting against FETÖ since July 15, 2016.

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