Syrian man jailed in Turkey for murder of Assad critic

Syrian man jailed in Turkey for murder of Assad critic
 

A Turkish court has handed down two life sentences to a Syrian man for the murder of a Syrian opposition activist and her Syrian-American journalist daughter in Istanbul last year, the private Dogan news agency reported.
The bodies of Orouba Barakat and her daughter Halla were found in September in their apartment on Istanbul’s Asian side.
The elder Barakat, a prominent political opponent of the Syrian leader, Bashar al-Assad, had been investigating reports of torture in prisons run by the Syrian government, Turkish media said at the time.
Her daughter, who was born in the US, was an editor... read more

 
13 March 2018 in World News, Views: 32
Source: Guardian
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