Afrika Journalists to be Retried After A-G Appeal

Two journalists for Turkish Cypriot daily ‘Afrika’ are to be tried separately on charges of insulting Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan.

North Cyprus News - Ali Osman Tabak -Tacan Reynar - Sener Levent
Osman – Defence Lawyer – Reynar – Levent

Chief Editor and owner of the newspaper Sener Levent and head journalist Ali Osman, were acquitted of the charges by a lower court earlier this year. The newspaper had published a carton offensive to President Erdogan after it was originally published in a Greek newspaper.

Following their acquittal, the Attorney General made two separate appeals against the lower court ruling, adding that separate trials were a feature unique to the TRNC.

The case has been postponed until 19 December.


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