First ' Gülenisten ' get asylum after coup

Netherlands has granted asylum to the first Turks who after the attempted coup last year in Turkey were looking for protection in Netherlands.

According to President wants to Eastman of the Association Asylum lawyers and lawyers as far as is known, the Netherlands (VAjN) goes to at least eight alleged Gülen-trailer for whom persecution in Turkey threatens.

After the violent coup attempt followed a hefty increase in Turkish asylum applications. There were 235 in 2016 and this year to september all 309, while there were 56 but throughout 2015.

The Government of president Recep Tayyip Erdogan keeps the Fethullah Gülen and his followers residing in the US responsible for the coup attempt.