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A night of defiance - Turkey’s defeated coup bid marked across world

  • 15 Jul 2018

The second anniversary of the 2016 defeated coup in Turkey is being marked across the world with commemoration ceremonies.

People gather at 15 July Martyrs Bridge to attend July 15 Democracy and National Unity Day's ceremony to mark July 15 defeated coup's 2nd anniversary in Istanbul, Turkey on July 15, 2018. ( AA )

July 15 martyrs commemorated in various ceremonies worldwide as at least 251 people killed and nearly 2,200 injured during the defeated coup attempt in Turkey by Fethullah Terrorist Organisation in 2016.

The second anniversary of the 2016 defeated coup in Turkey is being marked in London, United Kingdom, 15 July 2018.(AA)
People gather to mark July 15 defeated coup's 2nd anniversary in Istanbul, Turkey on July 15, 2018.(AA)
Turkish Consulate General in Deventer and Union of International Democrats (UID) mark the second anniversary of the 15 July defeated coup, Netherlands, July 15, 2018.(AA)
The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) holds ceremonies in the capital Nicosia for July 15th Democracy and National Unity Day.(AA)
In Skopje, July 15 martyrs were commemorated in a ceremony held by Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) and Yunus Emre Institue (YEE), Macedonia, July 15, 2018.(AA)
People wave Turkish flags on the road leading to the July 15 Martyr's bridge, during a commemoration ceremony for the second anniversary of a failed coup attempt, in Istanbul, July 15, 2018.(AP)
Turkey's diplomatic missions in Bulgaria mark the second anniversary of the 15 July defeated coup, Sofia, Bulgaria, July 15, 2018.(AA)
People in Izmir mark the second anniversary of the defeated coup in Turkey, July15, 2018.(AA)
A memorial ceremony was held in Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan, for the July 15th Democracy and National Unity Day.(AA)
A woman mourns as she visits her son's grave who was killed during an attempted coup in 2016 as she attends a ceremony marking the second anniversary of the failed coup in Ankara, Turkey July 15, 2018.(Reuters)
A memorial ceremony was organised at the Divan Hotel in Erbil to mark the second anniversary of the failed coup in Turkey, Iraq's Kurdish Regional Government, July 15, 2018.(AA)
People gather at 15 July Martyrs Bridge to attend July 15 Democracy and National Unity Day's ceremony in Istanbul, Turkey on July 15, 2018.(AA)

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