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Kurdish opposition figures sentenced to jail over links with PKK

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Two Kurdish opposition figures were sentenced on Friday by a Turkish court to 14 years in prison over alleged links with the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), the state-run Anadolu Agency reported. Turkey’s Higher Criminal Court found each of Democrati

Two Kurdish opposition figures were sentenced on Friday by a Turkish court to 14 years in prison over alleged links with the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), the state-run Anadolu Agency reported.

Turkey’s Higher Criminal Court found each of Democratic Regions Party (DBP) co-chair Sebahat Tuncel and ousted Diyarbakir Mayor Gultan Kisanak guilty.

PKK was previously labelled by Turkey as a “terrorist organization. DBP, which is the regional-level sister party of the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), is accused of having links with the PKK.

Last Modified: Saturday، 02 February 2019 12:47 PM
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