Turkey seeks prison for TV presenter over tweet

A local news agency says Turkish prosecutors are seeking up to five years in prison for a former television presenter who was detained last month for posting a tweet suggesting a cover-up in a government corruption scandal.

Private Dogan news agency reported Friday that Sedef Kabas was charged with “targeting public servants tasked with fighting against terrorism.”

Daily Mail.

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  • ntt1

    turkey continues its long slide back to the 7 th century.These idiots are a nato ally?

  • Minicapt

    We accept her from Turkey; Egypt sends Mohammed Fahmy to Turkey.

    Cheers

  • mauser 98

    more like officials want their way with her…in jail

  • Brett_McS

    She looks a bit like Sharryl Attkisson.

  • Drunk_by_Noon

    The current Turkish government is illegitimate and corrupt.
    It must pervert it’s own “justice system” (as if those words have any meaning to the Erdogan government) to cover up its own corruption and lawlessness.

    • Raymond Hietapakka

  • Xavier

    She’s too subversive to risk allowing her to stay in the country.

    Bring her to me now.

  • Hard Little Machine

    Good news. Anything they can do to help accelerate the direction of their own country back to the Dark Ages is to be supported. Erdogan is a Nazi dictator who will push his own country into a genocidal war that ultimately consumes Turkey in fire.