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Turkey - Life imprisonment for journalists in terrorism case?

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Türkçe / Read in Turkish Four journalists – Mustafa Balbay, Tuncay Özkan, Yalçin Küçük and Güler Kömürcü Öztürk – are among the more than 150 defendants for whom long jail sentences were requested in the “Ergenekon” conspiracy trial when the prosecutor presented a 2,271-page summation to an Istanbul court on 18 March. Three of the journalists, Balbay, Özkan and Küçük are among the 64 for whom life sentences were requested for their presumed membership of a secularist conspiracy and for allegedly plotting (...)

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