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Kurdish journalists released - LAST MINUTE

 
12 May
16:00 2014

ISTANBUL (DİHA) - The Istanbul 3rd Heavy Penalty Court made the monthly state of detention evaluation and released 7 Kurdish journalists who have been in jail for 29 months within the scope of "Kurdistan Communities Union (KCK) Press Committee".

The 7 Kurdish journalists, who have been in jail for 29 months within the scope of "Kurdistan Communities Union (KCK) Press Committee" and were were arrested in the operations against Kurdish press foundations like Dicle News Agency (DİHA), Daily Özgür Gündem, Daily Azadiya Welat, Democratic Modernity journal and Firat News Agency, were released by the Istanbul 3rd Heavy Penalty Court.

The released journalists are: Mikail Barut, Nurettin Fırat, Ertuş Bozkurt, Turabi Kişin, Ramazan Pekgöz, Yüksel Genç and Davut Uçar.

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