The trial over “conspiracy against Şık” has begun: On the grounds that they arrested investigative journalist Ahmet Şık over his draft book “İmamın Ordusu” (Imam’s Army) with a conspiracy in March 2011, seven judges and prosecutors are standing trial at the 14th Penal Chamber of the Court of Cassation on charges of “misconduct in office” and “restriction of freedom”. The trial of A. Alçık, A.E. Peksak, H. Şen, M. Ekinci, Ö. Diken. R. Çakır and S. Mermerci began on March 6. The trial will continue on June 16 (June 9).