Media Law Prof Blog

Editor: Christine A. Corcos
Louisiana State Univ.

Wednesday, April 12, 2006

Turkey Drops Charges Against Journalists

A Turkish court ordered charges dropped Tuesday against four of five journalists accused of insulting the Turkish state, but is allowing proceedings to go forward against a fifth reporter. All five were to stand trial after they raised questions about another tribunal's decision to shut down a conference on the killings of Armenians in the early twentieth century. Read more here.

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