Turkey court jails 3 journalists for life over Gulen links: state media

2018-02-17 10:50
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Istanbul – A Turkish court on Friday jailed three prominent journalists for life on charges of links to the group blamed for the 2016 failed coup, state media said.

Veteran journalists and writers Nazli Ilicak and the brothers Mehmet and Ahmet Altan were handed the life sentences at a trial in Istanbul over links to the outlawed group of US-based preacher Fethullah Gulen, the Anadolu news agency said. A similar punishment was handed to three other suspects.

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