Journalist Cem Bahtiyar was put on trial at the Balıkesir 3rd High Criminal Court over his social media posts on charge of “propagandizing for a terrorist organization” as per the Article 7/2 of the Anti-Terror Law (TMK).
At the hearing held on June 2, 2022, the court heard the case on file as Bahtiyar and his lawyer had offered an excuse. The trial has been adjourned until October (June 2).
At the hearing held on October 27, 2022, Bahtiyar’s lawyers did not attend the hearing by offering an excuse. The trial was heard on the file and the hearing was adjourned until a later date (October 27).