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Turkey - Number of journalists convicted in Ergenekon trial rises to 20

Reporters without borders
Several Turkish nationalist media have reported that some of their journalists were among the approximately 250 people who received sentences in the main “Ergenekon” trial on 5 August (see below). This has brought the number of journalists and essayists convicted in the case to 20. In addition to the journalists named in its 5 August press release, Reporters Without Borders has learned that the following were convicted: Mehmet Bozkurt, editor in chief of the daily Aydinlik (sentenced to (...)

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