Turkish prosecutor wants acquittal for Dutch journalist

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The Turkish court has postponed the ruling in the lawsuit against Dutch journalist Frederike Geerdink until Monday. Geerdink stands accused of making propaganda for a terrorist organization. The Turkish prosecutor has asked that she is acquitted.

According to the Turkish prosecutor, Geerdink can not be condemned based on the Anti-Terrorist Law as the evidence, which includes tweets and Facebook messages, does not incite violence. As the judge present at the hearing does not have the jurisdiction to make a ruling, Geerdink will have to wait until Monday afternoon before hearing if she will actually be acquitted.



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