HDP Van Co-chair imprisoned for clicking “Like”
HDP Van Province Co-chair Yadisen Karabulak was issued a prison sentence for clicking “Like” on a post on Facebook.
The case against HDP Van Province Co-chair Yadisen Karabulak accusing her of “terrorist propaganda” for her “Likes” on a Facebook page has concluded. Karabulak and her lawyers attended the hearing held in the Van Heavy Penal Court No.2.
In a first in Turkey, the court issued a 15 month prison sentence for clicking “Like” on a Facebook post.
Karabulak’s lawyer Sevket Tuci voiced his protest and said: “This sentence was issued unjustly without the legal requirements of a crime.”