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Turkey - Three journalists given life sentences on subversion charges

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Three journalists were given life sentences yesterday on charges of “trying to overthrow constitutional order by means of violence” and being members of the leadership of the outlawed Marxist-Leninist Communist Party (MLKP), which the government regards as a “terrorist” organization. They were among a total of 29 accused MLKP members who were defendants in a trial before an Istanbul court that ended when sentences were passed at 2 a.m. yesterday. The three journalists are Füsun Erdogan, (...)

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