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Turkish prosecutors demand up to 15 years jail for Amnesty activists

AFP , Sunday 8 Oct 2017
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Turkish prosecutors have demanded up to 15 years jail on charges of backing a terror group for 11 activists, most of whom were detained in a raid on a workshop led by Amnesty International, a report said Sunday.

The accused, who include the director of Amnesty Turkey Idil Eser, several prominent Turkish rights activists and a German citizen and Swedish citizen, have been charged with "giving help to an armed terror group", the Dogan news agency said.

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