Editors face jail terms of 10 to 525 years

IFEX   International Freedom of Expression eXchange International Freedom of Expression eXchange: A Turkish newspaper editor accused of spreading propaganda for the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) was hit with a prison sentence on 2 March that is close to 11 years, reports the IPS Communication Foundation (BIANET). He and another journalist were also charged for writing critically about public officials. Meanwhile, another editor is facing a 525-year prison sentence for publishing information about the PKK, reports the International Press Institute (IPI).

Read the original:
Editors face jail terms of 10 to 525 years

Comments are closed.

Creative Commons License Original FreeMediaOnline.org content is available under the terms of Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 License unless otherwise specified.