Journalist sentenced to 20 months under anti-terror law
The Istanbul 10th High Criminal Court found Saadet guilty of "making propaganda for the PKK" (the militant Kurdistan Workers Party) and of "praising a criminal".
Saadet is the owner and editorial manager of the weekly magazine "Yeni Yorum" ("New Comment") and the "Ulkede Yorum" ("Comment on the Country") newspaper.
The final hearing was held on 26 May. Saadet's penalty was based on the Anti-Terror Law (TMY) and Article 215 of the Turkish Penal Code (TCK) on "praising an offender".
Saadet's lawyer, Ozcan Kilic, has reportedly filed an appeal against the decision.
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