Turkey court orders release of detained novelist Asli Erdogan: Reports

AFP , Thursday 29 Dec 2016

An Istanbul court on Thursday ordered the release of novelist Asli Erdogan in her trial on terror propaganda charges after over four months behind bars, reports said.

The court ordered the release under judicial supervision of Erdogan as well as the linguist Necmiye Alpay, the state-run Anadolu news agency said. They remain on trial over their involvement in a pro-Kurdish newspaper, with the next hearing scheduled for January.

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