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Middle East Before Turkey coup bid, high school students had joined fray over Erdoğan

Weeks before the failed coup, a spontaneous act of student defiance had triggered a protest against alleged efforts by Erdoğan and his Islamist-rooted party to impose pro-government ideology on schools.

When the principal of one of Turkey’s top high schools took to the stage last month to address its graduating class, he faced an unexpected rebellion.

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