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a violent and sudden uprising; political revolt, esp a coup d'état
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an adventuristic attempt by a small group of conspirators to carry out a coup d’etat (for instance, the Kapp Putsch of 1920).

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The book describes the arrest, sensational trial, and imprisonment of Hitler and nine others for treason after the November 1923 event known as the Beer Hall Putsch. The account details HitlerAEs time in prison and explains how his arrest increased his fame and led to the consolidation of the Nazi party.
This is beyond excessive, not least because whatever the involvement of Gulen himself, the putsch was not the work of Gulenists alone.
High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein called on Ankara this week to uphold the rights of detainees held since the July 15-16 abortive putsch.
The putsch was orchestrated last September by Tajik Deputy Defense Minister Abduhalim Nazarzoda, who was killed alongside some 60 loyalists by security forces in his hideout in mountains.
Turkey's relations with Washington have become strained due to the abortive military putsch, which President Tayyip Erdogan blames on U.S.-based Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen.
Turkey survived a deadly failed putsch on July 15 by rogue elements within the military that killed 237 people and injured 2,191 others.
He has instead stated that the botched putsch may have been staged by Erdogan himself as an excuse to crack down on dissent and expand his presidential powers.
The putsch began overnight on July 15, when a faction of the Turkish military declared it was in control of the country and the Ankara government was no more in charge.
He remains, since then, arbitrarily jailed in a military prison in Ouagadougou for his alleged role in the putsch of September 2015.
"His work in the mornings always gave us a lot of confidence in him, he's a pure talent," said owner-breeder Andreas Putsch. "[Winning jockey] Pierre-Charles Boudot thinks 1,600 metres [a mile] is his best trip."
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Some media, however, revealed an Interior Ministry document signed by Dzvonko Kostovski one of the Putsch case defendants sentenced to 3 years in prison in a plea bargain, showcasing the equipment was worth 1 denar.