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Turkey - In mass trial, journalists get two more months in jail, public barred from court

Reporters without borders
Thirty-six journalists and media workers whose trial began in central Istanbul on 10 September (see below) will remain in provisional detention for at least two more months after the judge abruptly ended the first series of hearings yesterday, rejecting defence petitions and transferring future hearings to Silivri, in Istanbul province. "Two more months in prison!" Reporters Without Borders protested. "When the next hearing is held on 12 November, 36 of the 44 defendants will have spent (...)

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