4 months Turkey politician faces 17 years for ‘insulting’ tweets Rappler
ISTANBUL, Turkey–  Hundreds gathered at Istanbul's main court on Friday, June 28, to support an opposition politician who faces 17 years in prison for a series of tweets criticising the government.  Canan Kaftancioglu, who heads the secular Republican People's Party (CHP)'s Istanbul branch, is accused of "insulting" President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ... more