Tunca İlker Öğreten is an editor for diken.com.tr. He reported the news about Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s son-in-law and then-Minister of Energy and Natural Sources Berat Albayrak’s emails, which were published by a ‘hacker’ group called ‘RedHack.’ He has been pending trial within the scope of the ‘Redhack lawsuit.’ Prosecutors have recommended he receive 19.5 years of jail time.
Turhan Günay was the editor-in-chief of the Cumhuriyet newspaper’s book review supplement. He was prosecuted in the Cumhuriyet trial and accused of “aiding a terrorist organization.” He was imprisoned for 9 months. The Constitutional Court ruled that his rights were violated. Günay was acquitted. During his 50-year journalism career he was subjected to 787 trials.