Detentions Continue Ahead Of Coup Anniversary In Turkey

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Turkey's official news agency said Monday police have detained nearly three dozen people for alleged ties to the U.S.-based Muslim cleric it blames for last July's failed coup. In the year since, Turkey has detained more than 50,000 people.

What is life like in Turkey one year after the failed coup? Here & Now's Meghna Chakrabarti speaks to the BBC's Mark Lowen (@marklowen) in Istanbul.

This BBC interview can be heard in the Here & Now podcast or with the WBUR app.

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