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Europe Daily Bulletin No. 12319

4 September 2019
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NEWS BRIEFS / Turkey
PES calls for immediate release of Selahattin Demirtas
03/09/2019 (Agence Europe)

03/09/2019 (Agence Europe)On Tuesday 3 September, the Party of European Socialists urged Turkey to release the former co-chairman of the pro-Kurdish HDP party. On Monday, a court in Ankara ordered his release as part of his terrorism trial. Mr Demirtas was already sentenced in December 2018 to four years and eight months in prison for terrorist propaganda, but the sentence was found illegal by the European Court of Human Rights. "By keeping him in prison, Turkey is violating...

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