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Date TimeSeptember 06, 2019
VoiceA Turkish court convicted an opposition party branch leader Friday of engaging in terrorist propaganda and insulting Turkish government officials with a series of social media posts, a verdict the opposition immediately alleged was politically motivated.
Turkey: Politician convicted for tweets insulting president
Canan Kaftancioglu, who heads the Istanbul branch of the secular Republican People's Party, received a prison sentence of nine years and eight months for insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and other accusations, the state-run Anadolu Agency reported.

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