22 October 2018:
The 36th High Criminal Court of Istanbul on 22 October sentenced former Bahçeşehir University academic Naciye Gülengül Altıntaş to a prison term of 1 year and 3 months at the end of the fourth and final hearing of her trial.
The same court on 23 October sentenced academics İpek Merçil, O.A. and Yücel Candemir to 15-month prison terms each.
On 25 October, the 28th High Criminal Court of Istanbul also gave academic Fevziye Deniz Tarba Ceylan a 15-month prison sentence on the “propaganda” charge at the end of the second hearing of her trial.
All five sentences were deferred.