MEDIA MONITORING DATABASE
Veysi Sarısözen – trial for “propagandizing for a terrorist organization”
RELATED PERSON OR INSTITUTION
Veysi Sarısözen
CITY
İstanbul
YEAR OF INTERFERENCE
2018
LAST UPDATED
02/06/2021
TYPE OF STATEMENT
Political
MEDIUM
Print Media
Newspaper
THE TITLE OF WHOSE RIGHT IS INTERFERED
Journalist
RIGHTS GUARANTEED UNDER THE RIGHT OF FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION
Right to Impart Information and Ideas
TYPE OF INTERFERENCE
Judicial Interference
Criminal Courts
Approval of the indictment and initiating the prosecution
THE LEGAL GROUNDS FOR INTERFERENCE
Anti-Terror Law
Art. 7/2

Yeni Yaşam Newspaper’s former Managing Chief Editor Osman Akın and columnist Veysi Sarısözen stand trial at the İstanbul 13th High Criminal Court; they are charged with “propagandizing for a terrorist organization” due to the news articles published in the newspaper’s issue dated October 8, 2018.

The hearing on June 2, 2021 was held on the file as the attorneys had offered an excuse; the hearing has been adjourned until a later date (June 2).