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The court transcript reads like a classic mafia film script, featuring a line-up movie producers would die for, with codenames like Blondie, Moonshine, Sea Glitter, and Velvet Glove. Behind them, wrote Nicholas Birch for Prospect back in June, “lies a twisted plot, traced in part to 86 suspects charged with belonging to a gang that, prosecutors say, ordered the shooting of a secular High Court judge in 2006.”

Yet Turkey’s “trial of…

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