Turkey - Turkey Military Coup of 1980 Launched 12 Sept Gen...

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Turkey 03/04/2008 13:46:00 Military Coup of 1980 Launched 12 Sept Gen Kenan Evren National Security Council New constitution US Supportive Soviet invasion of Afghanistan Iran revolution Made secular NATO Turkey more important o Reagen made a quote about Turkey’s dedication to emocracy and  ataturk Repression Generals banned unions arrested left intellectuals fired liberal professors jailed thousands of Left activists regulated television, print news Politics Restructured
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Old time politicians banned from office New constitution o put all power in president’s hands could veto legislation dissolve parliament freedom of speech, press curbed o Put to referendum, passed Evren President Constitution passed Stipulated Evren president for 7 years o made generals his advisers New elections fall 1983 Turgut Ozal
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