Turkish lawyers hold a protest outside Istanbul's court, Monday, July 17, 2017, demanding the release of Mustafa Yaman, a lawyer who according to Turkish media was detained earlier this month on suspicion of links to U.S.-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, accused by Turkey of masterminding last year's failed coup. Turkey has arrested more than 50,000 people in a large-scale crackdown launched after the failed coup attempt.
Turkish lawyers hold a protest outside Istanbul's court, Monday, July 17, 2017, demanding the release of Mustafa Yaman, a lawyer who according to Turkish media was detained earlier this month on suspicion of links to U.S.-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, accused by Turkey of masterminding last year's failed coup. Turkey has arrested more than 50,000 people in a large-scale crackdown launched after the failed coup attempt. Lefteris Pitarakis AP Photo
Turkish lawyers hold a protest outside Istanbul's court, Monday, July 17, 2017, demanding the release of Mustafa Yaman, a lawyer who according to Turkish media was detained earlier this month on suspicion of links to U.S.-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, accused by Turkey of masterminding last year's failed coup. Turkey has arrested more than 50,000 people in a large-scale crackdown launched after the failed coup attempt. Lefteris Pitarakis AP Photo

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July 17, 2017 11:07 AM

Detained human rights activists face charges in Turkey

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