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Top court upholds sentences given to 13 Kurdish politicians in main KCK trial

Turkey’s Supreme Court of Appeals has upheld prison sentences handed down in 2018 to 13 Kurdish politicians, including former Van Mayor Bekir Kaya, on...

Dismissed academic gets 10 years in prison on terrorism charges

A Turkish court has handed down a prison sentence of 10 years to an academic who had been dismissed from her job in the...

Former HDP lawmaker sentenced to prison on terrorism propaganda charges

A former lawmaker from the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) has been sentenced to 15 months in prison on charges of spreading terrorist propaganda,...

Top court upholds prison sentence given to head of shut-down jurist association

Turkey’s Supreme Court of Appeals has upheld a prison sentence of 10 years handed down by a lower court to Murat Arslan, president of...

Former Taraf journalists sentenced to prison for reporting on alleged war plan

Four journalists from the now-closed Taraf daily have been handed down prison sentences by a Turkish court on conviction of publishing state secrets in...

Pro-gov’t journalist gets prison sentence on charges of insulting Atatürk

A pro-government Turkish journalist has been handed down a prison sentence of one-and-a-half years on charges of insulting the memory of Atatürk, the founder...

Deceased Kurdish politician sentenced to 9 years on terrorism charges

A Turkish court has handed down a prison sentence of eight years, nine months to a Kurdish politician who died of cancer four years...

Jailed media executive given 1,406 years in match-fixing ‘conspiracy’ trial

The former chief executive of Turkey's now-defunct Samanyolu Media Group has been given a jail sentence of 1,406 years on various charges in a...

Jailed journalist Baransu faces 45 years in prison for revealing state secrets

A Turkish prosecutor has demanded a prison sentence of up to 45 years for a jailed journalist on various accusations concerning the revelation of...

Jailed Kurdish leader sentenced to 30 months for allegedly targeting prosecutor

Jailed Kurdish politician Selahattin Demirtaş has been sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison on conviction of targeting the public prosecutor who indicted him along...

Appeals court upholds sentences given to İpek family members

A regional appeals court has upheld prison sentences given to members of the İpek family, whose İpek Holding was seized by the Turkish government...

Jailed former MP faces 5 more years in prison over his ‘justice watch’

Ömer Faruk Gergerlioğlu, a former MP from the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) who was stripped of his parliamentary status in March and subsequently...

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