The High Criminal Court of Istanbul exonerated two journalists and a human right’s activist accused of engaging in terrorist propaganda and supporting criminal activity, on Wednesday.
Turkish representative for Reporters Without Borders Ahmet Nesin Erol Onderoglu and Chairperson of Turkey's Human Rights Foundation Sebnem Korur Fincanci, who were arrested in June 2016, were both acquitted... Еще. Fincanci was seen ecstatic and jumping as she celebrated the court's ruling with journalists waiting outside the Palace of Justice.
«It is surprising that this decision came out as an acquittal,» lawyer Meric Eyuboglu said.
«There are also still lots of questions in mind. If an acquittal could be applied in this case, then why are all those people in prisons, who have been judged and sentenced, with the same claims?» she added.