Police detained Taner Kiliç and 22 other lawyers on suspicion of ties to the movement of US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen

Turkish authorities have detained the local head of Amnesty International for alleged links to the network of the Muslim cleric Ankara blames for last year’s failed coup.

Police detained Taner Kiliç and 22 other lawyers in the Aegean coastal province of Izmir on suspicion of ties to the movement of US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, the human rights group said, citing a detention order.

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