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Erdogan and his people

The attempted coup has already changed state-citizen dynamics in Turkey

By Lina Khatib  

Under a portrait of Turkish Republic founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk,Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Monday, July 25, 2016 ©AP/Press Association Images

The failed coup in Turkey has instigated an extraordinary wave of popular mobilisation in the country. As soon as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addressed the masses live on CNN Turk through FaceTime, asking them to take to the streets to contest the coup, a new era had begun in Turkey,…

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