Reports: Turkish editor sentenced to over 5 years in prison

May 6, 2016 5:37 PM

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Journalists Can Dundar, right, and Erdem Gul, Ankara Bureau Chief of Cumhuriyet newspaper, speak before the start of their trial, hours before the attack on Can Dundar outside city’s main courthouse in Istanbul, Friday, May 6, 2016.

A man shouted “traitor” and fired two shots prominent Turkish journalist Can Dundar outside a courthouse where he is on trial accused of revealing state secrets for his reports on alleged government arms smuggling to Syria. Can Dundar, editor-in-chief of opposition Cumhuriyet newspaper, escaped the ...

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