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Life sentence for inciting murder of Armenian writer


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Life sentence for inciting murder of Armenian writer

A court in Istanbul has given a life sentence to 31-year-old Yasin Hayal for inciting the murder of a prominent journalist of Armenian origin.

Five years ago Hrant Dink was shot by a teenager who was convicted and jailed last year.

Dink advocated Turkish-Armenian reconciliation. He was prosecuted three times for denigrating Turkishness.

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