Journalists at court updates

* Daily Birgün chief editor Barış İnce is on trial for insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. The latest hearing was today which did not produce a result as the court delayed the trial until the next hearing on October 22, 2015.

Barış İnce’nin davası ertelendi: Cumhurbaşkanlığına saygısızlık her gün oy istemekle olur

* Daily Birgün columnist Barış Atay was on trial for “insulting” Erdoğan, his son Bilal Erdoğan and Yasin al-Qadi. Atay has wrote a column about Qadi being a terrorism financier he had dealings with the president and his son. He faced jail sentences of from 1 years 2 months up to 2 years 4 months for the president and from 3 months up to 2 years 4 months for the other two. Today, he was sentenced to pay a 7080 TL fine to Erdoğan and got acquitted about the charges for the president’s son and al-Qadi.

Barış Atay’a ceza ve beraat

* Daily Evrensel columnist Ender İmrek is on trial for insulting Erdoğan. His first hearing was today and the trial was delayed until October 20, 2015.