Enis Berberoğlu is first CHP lawmaker imprisoned since lifting of immunity last year, in move condemned as ‘intimidation’

A Turkish court has sentenced the opposition Republican People’s party (CHP) lawmaker Enis Berberoğlu to 25 years in prison over spying charges.

Berberoğlu, the first CHP lawmaker to be handed prison time since the lifting of parliamentary immunities last year, was accused of providing an opposition newspaper with video purporting to show Turkey’s intelligence agency trucking weapons into Syria.

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