Turkish court sentences 15 newspaper staff on terrorism charges

Turkish court sentences 15 newspaper staff on terrorism charges

ANKARA: A Turkish court has sentenced fifteen employees of a newspaper to prison on terrorism charges. Three of the journalists on trial were acquitted.

They were arrested during a crackdown after a failed coup in July 2016.

Reports say sentences for those convicted range from two-and-a-half years to seven-and-a-half years. APP/AFP