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Exiled Turkish novelist Asli Erdogan expected to be a convicted woman by now with a life sentence hanging over her head.

The Istanbul court acquitted Asli Erdogan, who is living in exile in Germany, of charges membership of an armed terror organisation, disrupting the unity of the state and spreading propaganda.

RSF Turkey representative acquitted over 'terrorist propaganda' charges

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RSF Turkey representative acquitted over 'terrorist propaganda' charges

The verdict was hailed by Reporters Without Borders chief Christophe Deloire as a 'great victory for justice and press freedom'.

Banksy-backed Kurdish journalist released by Turkey following painting detention

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Banksy-backed Kurdish journalist released by Turkey following painting detention

Zehra Dogan, a Kurdish journalist and artist, has been released from prison in Turkey after being accused of producing 'terrorist propaganda'.

Turkey jails five journalists for 'terrorist propaganda'

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Turkey jails five journalists for 'terrorist propaganda'

The five journalists, were accused of participating in 'terrorist propaganda' on behalf of the banned Kurdish Worker’s Party.

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Prize-winning Turkish writer released on 'terrorism charges' without trial

Turkish writer Asli Erdogan was released from prison by court order on 29 December, and speaking of her terrifying ordeal behind bars.

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Chipping away at press freedom in Turkey

Comment: As the Turkish government cracks down on voices critical of President Erdogan, the pro-Kurdish publication Ozgur ...

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Turkey detains Reporters Without Borders representative over 'terrorist propaganda'

Turkish authorities on Monday arrested a number of media activists including the representative of media rights group Reporters Without Borders ...

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