"Turkey's highest court has rejected appeals from two journalists who were sentenced to life imprisonment for alleged involvement in the attempted coup in the summer of 2016. The constitutional court does not consider that the 74-year-old Nazli Ilicaks and the 69-year-old Ahmet Altans rights have been violated, reports the state news agency Anatolia."
"In the last year were sentenced for criminal prosecution if the support of the preacher Fethullah Gülen, who lives in exile in the united states and that Ankara accuses of being behind the coup attempt against president Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The two journalists, as well as Ahmet Altans brother Mehmet Altan, was accused in a tv broadcast in a Gülentrogen channel before the coup attempt have sent a message that it was at the time."
"Processes against the convicted, and a long list of other journalists have brought accusations in the world of limited freedom of the press and political influence on the justice system."