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Journalist home after release in Turkey

STUTTGART – After several months in Turkey in prison, the German Mesale Tolu Sunday returned to Germany. On the airport of Stuttgart, told Tolu that she’s not really happy about her release, because in Turkey hundreds of journalists, lawyers, students and political opponents of president Recep Tayyip Erdogan secured.

Mesale Tolu (R)

She said she remains committed to people who are in Turkey for political reasons is being held captured. Tolu was stuck because she was accused of supporting a left-wing terrorist organisation, and propaganda. In december last year she was released from prison by the, but she was the country up to now not leave.

A Turkish court has the travel ban of Tolu a week ago unexpectedly lifted. The process against her will to be continued. Tolu’s husband, Suat Çorlu, which is of the same accused as Tolu, in Turkey remain. His prohibition to leave the country remains in force.

Tolu was april 2017 picked up in Turkey, where the small left-wing news agency Etha works.

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