76 Kurds put on trial for attending politics classes in Turkey


Legal action has been taken against 76 Kurdish politicians, including 30 detainees who were taken into custody for taking part in political classes. The detainees are charged with “spreading propaganda for an illegal organisation”. The classes were organised by BDP, which is a legal Pro-Kurdish political party, with 36 seats in parliament.

Izmer Prosecution office will hold the official trial on 28th February 2012 of the Kurdish politicians, the court will uphold up to 20 years imprisonment for each detainee if convicted.

More updates coming nearer to the trial.