Today’s Zaman journos receive suspended sentences

Today’s Zaman reported that their Editor-in-Chief Bülent Keneş, managing editor Celil Sağır and correspondent Sevgi Akarçeşme received suspended prison sentences for insulting the prime minister: “Three journalists from Today’s Zaman have been each given suspended prison sentences of more than a year for insulting Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu in tweets they wrote, in a move that has only contributed to the sense of deteriorating media freedoms in Turkey.”

Today’s Zaman journalists get suspended prison sentences for ‘insulting’ Davutoğlu