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People walk outside a court in Istanbul, Thursday, July 16, 2020, where the trial of Deniz Yucel, a German-Turkish journalist, accused of terror charges was held. The court convicted Yucel on charges of engaging in propaganda in favor of Kurdish rebels, and sentenced him to two years and nine months in prison. (AP Photo/Mehmet Guzel)

Turkey convicts German newspaper reporter of propaganda work

Jul. 16, 2020 12:20 PM EDT

ISTANBUL (AP) — A Turkish court convicted a correspondent for Germany’s Die Welt newspaper Thursday of engaging in propaganda in favor of Kurdish rebels and sentenced him in absentia to more than two years and nine months in prison. However, the court acquitted German-Turkish journalist Deniz Yucel...

FILE - In this Saturday, July 16, 2016 file photo, tanks move into position as Turkish people attempt to stop them, in Ankara, Turkey. Turkey is marking the fourth anniversary of the July 15 failed coup attempt against the government on Wednesday July 15, 2020, with ceremonies and events remembering its victims. (AP Photo/File)

Turkey marks fourth anniversary of failed 2016 coup attempt

Jul. 15, 2020 3:57 PM EDT

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey marked the fourth anniversary of an attempted 2016 military coup Wednesday with ceremonies and memorial events for the people who died in the failed effort to overthrow the government that resulted in the arrests of tens of thousands of people. Turkish President Recep Tayyip...

Protesters from Amnesty International stage a protest outside a court in Istanbul, Friday, July 3, 2020, where the trial of 11 prominent human rights activists for terror-related charges and adjourned proceedings was continuing. The banner reads in Turkish: 'Justice for Rights Defenders'. The closely-watched case against Amnesty International's former Turkey chairman and 10 other activists heightened concerns about Turkey's treatment of human rights defenders and helped sour Turkey's relations with European nations, notably with Germany. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

Turkey convicts 4 human rights activists of terror charges

Jul. 3, 2020 1:05 PM EDT

ISTANBUL (AP) — A Turkish court on Friday convicted Amnesty International’s former Turkey chairman, Taner Kilic, of membership in a terror organization and sentenced him to more than six years in prison. The court also convicted three other human rights activists — Gunal Kursun, Idil Eser and...