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Friday, October 21, 2016

In the German foreign Ministry is concerned about the sentencing of journalists in Turkey

Representatives of the German foreign Ministry stated that concerned about the made in Turkey sentencing of opposition journalists Jana and Erdem Dündar Gul.

According to representatives of the foreign Ministry of Germany, the trial against journalists is a litmus test of press freedom. “It is a regrettable fact that the monitoring process has become impossible after the first court session”, – stressed the foreign Ministry of Germany.

Earlier it was reported that a court in Istanbul sentenced the chief editor of the opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet for 5 years and 10 months in prison, the correspondent of the newspaper Erdem Gul to 5 years.

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