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Turkey: Museum dedicated to 2016 coup attempt opens in Istanbul

1 21.07.2019 Инфо

W/S July 15 Memorial Museum, Istanbul
C/U Museum sign
W/S July 15 Memorial Museum
W/S Visitors entering July 15 Memorial Museum
M/S July 15 Memorial Museum
W/S Inside July 15 Memorial Museum
M/S A vehicle which was damaged by a tank on July 15
M/S Screen showing shots of the July 15 coup attempt
M/S Footwear of people killed on July 15 night
M/S Inside July 15 Memorial Museum
M/S Screen showing shots of the coup attempt and photograph of Sergeant Major Omer Halisdemir who was killed on duty on July 15 night
M/S Screen inside museum
W/S Screen playing film
M/S Visitors watching film played on screen
W/S July 15 Memorial Museum
W/S July 15 Memorial Museum
C/U Sculpture with various photographs from July 15 night
M/S Sculpture with various photographs from July 15 night
C/U Display inside museum
C/U Mobile phone on display
C/U Beret and dagger of Sergeant Major Omer Halisdemir who was killed on duty on July 15 night
C/U Bullets on display
M/S Inside museum
M/S People visiting the museum
C/U Hanging ropes displayed
M/S Sculpture of a man in chains
W/S People visiting the museum
C/U July 15 memorial museum
M/S People watching film being played on screen at the museum
C/U People watching film being played on screen at the museum
M/S People visiting the museum
W/S Visitors outside
SCRIPT
The newly inaugurated July 15 Memorial Museum in the Turkish city of Istanbul welcomed visitors on Friday, giving them a glimpse of the events that took place during the failed coup attempt on the night of July 15 2016 and to commemorate the people killed that night.
Displays inside the museum include the beret and dagger of Sergeant Major Omer Halisdemir who was killed on duty on the night of July 15, while preventing the capture of the headquarters of the Special Forces Command in Ankara, as well as footwear of other people killed that night. Visitors also watched various photographs and films explaining the events that unfolded.
The museum has been built on 1,500 square-metres (16,146 square foot) of land and also features a small mosque.
The museum was inaugurated by the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on July 15 marking the third anniversary of the failed coup attempt on the night of July 15 2016 against the ruling government.