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AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Turkey has sentenced a judge at a U.N. war crimes court to 7 years and six months in prison on charges of "membership in a terrorist organization", the court in the Hague, Netherlands said on Thursday.
Judge Aydin Sedaf Akay has been held since September, one of tens of thousands of Turkish officials arrested in a crackdown on people and organisations after a foiled coup in which hundreds died.
The U.N. court said in a statement that Turkey's actions violated international law, as Akay should enjoy diplomatic immunity.
Reporting by Toby Sterling; editing by Ralph Boulton