Lalezar Sarıibrahimoğlu (Lale Kemal) is a columnist for the Zaman Newspaper. She was in pretrial detention for 2.5 months. She faced coup and terror related charges along with other writers and managers of the Zaman Newspaper. The prosecutor sought a sentence of up to three times aggravated life imprisonment and also an additional 7.5 to 15 years of imprisonment. She was acquitted of all charges.
Mesopotamia Agency (MA) reporter. He was taken into custody at October 9th, 2018. He was detained for 3 days. He was tried without arrest with the accusations of “membership of a terrorist organisation” and “making propaganda for a terrorist organisation in a successive manner. He was requested to be sentenced up to 28 years 1 month 15 days of imprisonment. At the first hearing he was acquitted of the “membership of a terrorist organisation” accusation. He was sentenced to 1 year 3 months of imprisonment for the crime of “making propaganda for a terrorist organisation in a successive manner”. Announcement of his sentence deferred.
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