Turkish Court Frees Two Journalists After Three Years in Prison
|11/06/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
A Turkish court has ordered the release under supervision of two prominent journalists jailed over alleged links to the failed 2016 coup in the country.
Ahmet Altan and Nazli Ilicak walked out of prison on Monday evening where they had been serving a sentence of 10 and a half years and eight years and nine months respectively, for “helping a terrorist group”, state news agency Anadolu reported.
They were ordered freed for time already served — around three years each. Both were also ordered not to leave the country.
They were accused of ties to the outlawed group of US-based Muslim preacher Fethullah read more >>>