Rights defender, newspaper staff given prison sentences for terrorist propaganda

The İstanbul 14th High Criminal Court on Tuesday handed down prison sentences to Eren Keskin, a leading Turkish human rights defender, and six former employees of the now-closed Özgür Gündem daily for disseminating terrorist propaganda, the Diken news website reported. The defendants were accused of spreading the propaganda of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in … Continue reading Rights defender, newspaper staff given prison sentences for terrorist propaganda