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Wall Street Journal Reporter Sentenced to Prison by Turkish Court

The Wall Street Journal - 2017-10-11 17:04
A Turkish court sentenced Journal reporter Ayla Albayrak to two years and one month in prison, declaring her guilty of engaging in terrorist propaganda in support of a banned Kurdish separatist organization through one of her articles. ...

Wall Street Journal reporter sentenced to prison by Turkish court

FOX News - 2017-10-11 03:57
A Turkish court sentenced Wall Street Journal reporter Ayla Albayrak to two years and one month in prison Tuesday, declaring her guilty of engaging in terrorist propaganda in support of a banned Kurdish separatist organization through one of her Journal a ...

HDP’s Baydemir Sentenced to 17 Months Imprisonment by Turkey

BAS News - 2017-10-05 19:43
ERBIL — Turkish judicial authorities sentenced on Thursday the Kurdish politician Osman Baydemir to 17 months imprisonment. Baydemir, who is also the spokesperson for pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party (HDP), was accused by a criminal court in Diyarba ...

Turkish Court Decides to Release HDP Lawmaker

BAS News - 2017-09-08 20:10
ERBIL — A Turkish court in the city of Diyarbakir decided to release the lawmaker and former spokesperson of the pro-Kurdish People's Democratic Party (HDP), Ayhan Bilgen, from prison on Friday. The HDP member was arrested for the third time in January t ...

Turkish court orders release of HDP former spokesman

Waar Media - 2017-09-08 16:19
WAAR-DUHOK: A Turkish court has ordered the release of a parliamentarian who was the former spokesman for Turkey’s pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party’s (HDP), a party official said on Friday. The court ruled that Ayhan Bilgen be released after a month ...

At the first court hearing, lawyer Leila Zana called for her client’s innocence

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-07-12 18:15
According to the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, in the first session of the “People’s Democratic People’s Party (HDP )” city of Agri Parliamentary Representative, “Leila Zana”, was arrested on Tuesday 11 July 2017, at the Turkish Major Crimes Tribuna ...

HDP's Leader Demirtaş to Attend Court Hearing in Ankara

BAS News - 2017-07-06 21:11
ERBIL — The co-chair of the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), Selahattin Demirtas, will attend his court hearing on Friday, for the first time since his arrest in November, 2016. Demirtas, who was arrested by the Turkish authorities on charges ...

Kurdish journalist arrested by Turkish government for publishing Kobani images

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-06-30 11:28
According to the report by Kurdistan Human Rights Association, a journalist from the northern part of Kurdistan, Ismail Skin, was sentenced to three years, one month and fifteen days by the Turkish court on charges of distributing the image of Kobani on h ...

Turkish Court Sentences Two Iraqi Nationals to Jail for Helping IS

BAS News - 2017-06-19 22:16
SOFIA — Turkish court handed down a 15-month jail sentence to two Iraqi nationals for having links to the so-called Islamic State (IS), a police source said on Monday. According to the source, who spoke to Anadolu Agency on condition of anonymity, the tw ...

Turkish opposition lawmaker gets 25-year sentence in espionage case

Waar Media - 2017-06-15 21:26
WAAR-DUHOK: A Turkish court on Wednesday sentenced a lawmaker from the opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) to 25 years in prison on spying charges, a move his party saw as an attempt to intimidate. Enis Berberoglu, the first CHP lawmaker to be han ...

Turkish Court Sentences Pro-Kurdish MP to 20 Months Imprisonment

BAS News - 2017-06-09 00:10
ERBIL — A Turkish issued on Thursday a 20-month imprisonment sentence to pro-Kurdish former lawmaker Nursel Aydogan. She is charged with “spreading propaganda for a terrorist organization”. Aydogan was serving as Diyarbakir’s representative at the Turkis ...

HDP Spokesperson Released Shortly After Arrest by Turkish Authorities

BAS News - 2017-06-02 19:29
ISTANBUL — The spokesperson of the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), Osman Baydemir, was taken into custody and released after being interrogated by the Turkish authorities on Friday. Baydemir was arrested by the police and taken to a court in ...

Turkish Police Officer Arrested over Death of Two Kurdish Children

BAS News - 2017-05-09 19:36
ERBIL— A police officer charged with killing two Kurdish children from southeastern Turkey was apprehended Tuesday under a court order. The armored vehicle the police officer drove into a house in Silopi district of Sirnak province on May 3, 2017, left t ...

Turkish court rejects Wikipedia appeal on ban

Waar Media - 2017-05-05 16:55
WAAR-DUHOK: An Ankara court on Friday rejected an appeal by the Wikimedia Foundation for the removal of a ban in Turkey on the online encyclopedia Wikipedia. Wikipedia is affiliated with the Wikimedia Foundation, a nonprofit charitable organization dedic ...

Turkish court formally blocks access to Wikipedia

Waar Media - 2017-04-30 18:54
WAAR-DUHOK: In a move that social media users called censorship, a Turkish court on Saturday blocked access to Wikipedia, the free online encyclopedia, enforcing an earlier restriction by Turkey’s telecommunications watchdog. The Information and Communic ...

Turkey Releases Two Pro-Kurdish Lawmakers in Diyarbakir

BAS News - 2017-04-22 22:16
ERBIL — A Turkish court in southeastern province of Diyarbakir on Friday released the pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party's (HDP) lawmakers Nursel Aydoğan and Meral Danis Bestas, local media reported. The two, alongside several other pro-Kurdish MPs, w ...

Turkish court releases pro-Kurdish HDP lawmaker

KurdPress - 2017-04-22 10:20
A court in Turkey's southeastern Diyarbakir province released on Friday pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party's (HDP) lawmaker Meral Danis Bestas pending trial, local media reported. ...

HDP Leader Sentenced to One Year in Prison

BAS News - 2017-04-12 00:56
ISTANBUL — The pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Co-chair Figen Yuksekdag on Tuesday was sentenced to one year in by a Turkish court for spreading “terrorist” propaganda, Kurdistan 24 reported. The accusation was made based on one of Yuksekdag’ ...
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