Turkish court sentences German-Kurdish singer to six years in prison

A Turkish court sentenced German-Kurdish singer Hozan Cane to six years and three months in prison, claiming she is part of the PKK, Deutsche Well reports. Cane was arrested in June at a campaign event for the pro-Kurdish HDP held prior to Turkey’s national elections. Cane is the third German in three months to be sentenced to prison in Turkey on terror charges. At least another four Germans are currently in Turkish prisons and due to be tried on terror charges in coming weeks.


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