16 No-TAV protestors convicted

Jail terms totalling 30 years handed out

(ANSA) - Turin, October 12 - A Turin court on Friday convicted 16 people of charges related to violent clashes between police and protestors against the TAV Turin-Lyon high-speed rail link on June 28, 2015 in the Susa Valley.
    The court handed out jail terms adding up to 30 years, less than half the 70 request be prosecutors.
    There other defendants were acquitted.
    The longest sentence given was three years, 10 months and 10 days. Nicoletta Dosio, a 73-year-old retired Greek teacher and long-standing 'No-TAV' activist, got eight months, 10 days.