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Turkey sentenced 450 lawyers to 2,786 years in prison after 2016 coup

The Arrested Lawyers Initiative, an advocacy group defending lawyers’ rights, said in a recent statement that 450 lawyers in Turkey have been sentenced to 2,786 years...

Turkey has handed down 4,890 prison sentences in 289 coup trials to date

Turkish courts have handed down sentences to 4,890 defendants in 288 trials related to a coup attempt in Turkey on July 15, 2016, according to...

2 journalists given suspended sentences on charges of revealing state secrets

A Turkish court has handed down suspended sentences to Müyesser Yıldız, the Ankara news editor for the OdaTV news website, and İsmail Dükel, the...

Turkey sentenced 23 journalists to over 100 years in prison in 2020: report

Turkish courts handed down sentences totaling 103 years to 23 journalists in 2020, according to the “BİA Media Monitoring Report 2020,” released by the...

Retrial of 8 journalists begins after sentences overturned by high court

Eight journalists appeared in an İstanbul criminal court on Wednesday in the first hearing of their retrial, made possible when the country’s top court...

Turkey’s top appeals court overturns prison sentences of privates in 2016 coup case

Turkey’s Supreme Court of Appeals has overturned a decision by a lower court sentencing 14 privates to life in prison on charges of involvement...

Veteran Turkish actors face more than 4 years in prison for insulting Erdoğan

A Turkish prosecutor has indicted famous veteran actors Metin Akpınar, 77, and Müjdat Gezen, 75, for insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, seeking prison sentences...

[UPDATE] 5 Cumhuriyet journalists released from prison after top court ruling

Five journalists from the Cumhuriyet daily who have been in prison since April were released on Thursday evening after Turkey’s Supreme Court of Appeals (Yargıtay) overturned the...

Turkey sentences 41 ex-mayors from Kurdish party to nearly 260 years in prison

The Turkish Ministry of Interior has announced in a statement that 41 former mayors who were removed from office and replaced by government-appointed trustees between July 2016...

Wives of jailed police chiefs who exposed corruption given lengthy prison sentences

A high criminal court in İstanbul on Tuesday handed down six year, three month prison sentences to 12 individuals including the wives and siblings of former...

Court gives lengthy prison sentences to Boydak Holding executives

A high criminal court in the Central Anatolian province of Kayseri has handed down prison sentences of up to 18 years to the executives...

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