German-Turkish journalist Yucel has been freed, Berlin says

By REUTERS
February 16, 2018 12:40
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BERLIN - German-Turkish journalist Deniz Yucel, who was detained in Turkey a year ago, has been released from jail, German newspaper Die Welt reported on Friday citing his lawyer.



The German Foreign Ministry confirmed his release.

Yucel, a reporter for Die Welt, was jailed on suspicion of spreading propaganda in support of a terrorist organisation and inciting violence. He denied the accusations and no indictment was made.


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