May 16, 2013

Turkey: Grup Yorum member and 5 others given six-year prison sentences

Turkish media is reporting the following:
 
Six activists, including a member of the revolutionary band Grup Yorum, have bee sentenced to six years of prison for aiding and abetting the Revolutionary People's Liberation Party/Front (DHKP/C).

Six suspects---Grup Yorum member Seçkin Taygun Aydoğan, Eser Morsümbül, Cemray Baş, Gürkan Türkoğlu, Melis Ciddioğlu and Hazal Kaya---have been accused of abetting the Revolutionary People's Liberation Party/Front (DHKP/C).
In a hearing at the İstanbul 15th High Criminal Court on Thursday, the suspects denied the accusations. They were sentenced to six years and 15 days in prison for the charges brought against them.

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