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Turkey asking Turks abroad to report Gulen supporters whereabouts: Swedish Radio
by Daniel Dickson and Violette Goarant
Turkey is asking its nationals living abroad to report people and organizations that support a U.S.-based Muslim cleric who is accused of masterminding a failed military coup to Turkish authorities, Swedish Radio reported on Friday.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan accuses Fethullah Gulen, a U.S.-based cleric and former ally, of being behind the plot, which crumbled early on Saturday.
In a crackdown on Gulen's suspected followers, more than 60,000 soldiers, police, judges, civil servants and educators have been suspended, detained or placed under investigation.
On a Facebook page that caters to supporters of Turkey's ruling AK Party, a post urged people to call a Turkish number and provide information about supporters of Gulen.
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