On Tuesday, July 19, police in Erzurum, Turkey, attempted to prevent attacks against a judge suspected of attempting coups. Turkey has fired or suspended around 50,000 people as the government intensifies After last weekend's failed coup attempt, things got fierce. Affected were teachers, journalists, police and judges.
Police accompany Turkish soldiers accused of participating in the coup attempt on Saturday, July 1
failed] Turkish police officers hide the eyes of soldiers when they are transported on 16 July in a bus from the courthouse in Istanbul.
Akin Ozturk, first ranked center, a four-star general and former commander of the Turkish Air Force is one of the police detained by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government to have led the coup attempt.
In a mass arrest in Ankara, dozens of detainees are forced to kneel, partially undressed.
A man waving a Turkish flag during a march on July 16 around Kizilay Square in Ankara following an attempted military coup.
Damaged vehicles abound on July 16 in front of the presidential palace in Ankara.
People beat and beat a Turkish soldier who was suspected in the Istanbul coup attempt Bosphorus Bridge on July 16.
Women react after people take over a military position on the Bosphorus Bridge in Istanbul.
People gather in front of the Turkish parliament in Ankara during an extraordinary session following the failed coup attempt.
The Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim speaks after the failed coup attempt in front of the Turkish parliament.
A demonstrator rests on a bench while smoke rises from Turkish military headquarters in Ankara.
People stand under a huge Turkish flag during a march around Kizilay Square in Ankara in response to the coup attempt.
Members of the Turkish military surrender at the Bosphorus Bridge in Istanbul after a failed coup attempt.
People protest against the coup and wave a Turkish flag on a monument on Taksim Square in Istanbul.
Coup attempts are scattered on the Bosphorus Bridge in Istanbul.
A Turkish police officer in Istanbul hugs a man on a tank after the night's violence.
On the morning after the coup attempt, people gathered on a Turkish military tank in Ankara. National intelligence agencies said the coup had been crushed and the government retained control.
The Turkish people blew a car with national flags in Istanbul.
People gathered on a tank damaged car at Kizilay Square on July 16th.
In clashes with the forces in Istanbul, people are taking to the streets near the Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge.
On Saturday, people escape the clashes in Ankara.
Tanks move into position as Turkish citizens try to stop them in Ankara.
Citizens in Sivas rush to the streets during the chaotic coup attempt. 19659003] Failed military coup in Turkey
A man approaching the Turkish military at the entrance of the partially closed Bosphorus Bridge in Istanbul.
A wounded man is medically treated for the entrance to the Bosphorus Bridge in Istanbul after clashes with the Turkish military.
People react in front of the headquarters of the Justice and Development Party in Karabuk.
Soldiers secure territory as supporters of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Taksim Square in Istanbul.
Turkish military personnel cross Iraq's streets of Istanbul.
Supporters of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan protest in front of soldiers in Taksim Square in Istanbul.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan talks to CNN Turk about a FaceTime appeal in Istanbul after members of the military tried to overthrow the government.
Turkish soldiers block the iconic Bosphorus Bridge in Istanbul.
] Turkish guards arrest police officers in black during a security shutdown on the Bosphorus Bridge in Istanbul.
A military plane flies over Turkey. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on people to take to the streets and face the military.
People take cover near the Bosphorus Bridge as military planes fly overhead.
Turkish soldiers are seen on the Asian side of Istanbul.
A Turkish security officer stands guard on the street side.