German Newspaper Correspondent Deniz Yücel Released From the Turkish Prison
German “Die Welt”newspaper’s correspondent of Turkey, Deniz Yücel is set free from the Turkish prison… His lawyer announced that Yücel released. The German Foreign Ministry also confirmed the case…
Turkish-German journalist Deniz Yucel was released after more than a year in prison. Yucel still faces a charge of “supporting terrorism”, which comes with a maximum sentence of 18 years in prison.
Sigmar Gabriel, Germany’s foreign minister, welcomed Yucel’s release.
Gabriel thanked the Turkish government for expediting the case and said it “has always emphasised that it will not exert any political influence on the court’s decision-making”.