Kurdish feminist mayor Ayşe Gökkan sentenced to 22.5 yrs jail on blatant false charges

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A Turkish appeals court in Amed upheld a 22,5-year prison sentence against Kurdish politician and former mayor Ayşe Gökkan in and rejected a request for her release from prison.

Freedom NOW for Ayse – and all political prisoners in Turkey

Kurdish politician Ayşe Gökkan, imprisoned in Turkey, has failed for the time being with her appeal against her sentence to more than two decades in prison.

see also.. Legalise the PKK ! EU courts declare Kurdish group a ‘party to conflict’ and ‘not terrorist’ republished 28th April 2023

Gökkan had been sentenced to 22 years and 6 months in prison on so-called terror charges by the 9th Criminal Chamber in Diyarbakır in October 2021. A regional court of appeal in Amed (tr. Diyarbakır) confirmed the verdict on Wednesday.

The sentence is made up of several sentences: twelve years for…

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