A lawsuit has been filed against journalist İdris Sayılgan while he was in prison pending trial for allegedly “propagandising for a terrorist organisation”. Journalist is standing trial for 7 news article he shared through facebook. 3 of them had already been considered as evidence at the trial in which he was had been convicted for “being a member of a terrorist organization” and “terrorist propaganda”. The first hearing of the case was held on Janaury 8, 2020 at the 2nd High Criminal Court of Muş (ACM). His lawyer Mustafa Murtezaoğlu requested additional time for a defence. The trial has been adjourned to March 25.